'Go to the Herr Givenaught, go to the Herr Heartless, ask them to come and bid.' There, did I not tell you she would save us, the thrice blessed Virgin!"
Meantime Herr Givenaught and Herr Heartless were having an early breakfast in the former's castle--the Sparrow's Nest--and flavoring it with a quarrel; for although these twins bore a love for each other which almost amounted to worship, there was one subject upon which they could not touch without calling each other hard names-- and yet it was the subject which they oftenest touched upon.
I am not a false, a hollow, or a heartless
man; the character is yours, who poorly venture on these injurious terms, against the truth, and under the shelter whereof I reminded you just now.
on Tuesday, it need not be sent, as they will then (having made an exact memorandum of the heartless
circumstances) be 'cold in death.' There are the beggars on horseback too, in another sense from the sense of the proverb.
I watched his face while the friend who has been better than a father to him was comforting and forgiving him with a kindness he had not deserved: I watched his face, and I saw no shame and no distress in it -- I saw nothing but a look of thankless, heartless
``he will soon see the difference betwixt the support of such a lusty lot of spears as mine, and that of a heartless
mob of Saxon churls.
To show that her departure would leave him unmoved, he skipped up and down the room, playing gaily on his heartless
It would be cruel--one of the most cruel and heartless
deeds I ever heard of," asserted the Tin Woodman.
Travers was simply a vain little woman of the world, perfectly capable of taking care of herself, and heartless
enough to flirt all day long, if she chose, without any risk, so far as she was concerned.
Lady Lydiard misinterpreted his silence as expressing the sullen self-assertion of a heartless
"This is heartless
of you, Gilmore--very heartless
," he said.
Can there be a worse or more heartless
boy than I am anywhere?"
And ever as he walked he would wave his arm or his assegai, saying, "Take them away, the heartless
brutes, who do not weep because my mother is dead," and those who chanced to stand before his arm were killed, till at length the slayers could slay no more, and themselves were slain, because their strength had failed them, and they had no more tears.
"There's nothing for me to understand," cried out with resolute self-will, "he is wicked and heartless
. There now, I like your Denisov though he is a rake and all that, still I like him; so you see I do understand.
"I'd as soon die here as live much longer among these cruel and heartless