'Have you nothing
to say about it?' asked one of the men who was weaving.
What do you bring that is good?' 'I bring nothing
. I want to have something given to me.' Gretel presents Hans with a knife.
She was safe in the breakfast-room, with her aunt, when Miss Crawford did come; and the first misery over, and Miss Crawford looking and speaking with much less particularity of expression than she had anticipated, Fanny began to hope there would be nothing
worse to be endured than a half-hour of moderate agitation.
As for the thoughts of many other objects external to me, as of the sky, the earth, light, heat, and a thousand more, I was less at a loss to know whence these came; for since I remarked in them nothing
which seemed to render them superior to myself, I could believe that, if these were true, they were dependencies on my own nature, in so far as it possessed a certain perfection, and, if they were false, that I held them from nothing
, that is to say, that they were in me because of a certain imperfection of my nature.
Jennings's curiosity and Elinor's too, that she would tell any thing WITHOUT being asked; for nothing
would otherwise have been learnt.
The far-off land may have bays, forelands, angles in and out to any number and extent; yet at a distance you see none of these (unless indeed your sun shines bright upon them revealing the projections and retirements by means of light and shade), nothing
but a grey unbroken line upon the water.
Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door, That I scarce was sure I heard you " -- here I opened wide the door; Darkness there and nothing
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before; But the silence was unbroken, and the stillness gave no token, And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, "Lenore?" This I whispered, and an echo murmured back the word, "Lenore!"-- Merely this and nothing
Dolly looked coldly at Anna; she was waiting now for phrases of conventional sympathy, but Anna said nothing
of the sort.
'In case there should be a proclamation out to-morrow, offering five hundred pounds, or some such trifle, for his apprehension; and in case it should include another man who dropped into the lobby from the stairs above,' said Gashford, coldly; 'still, do nothing
"So far as in me lies," says he, "I will give you pleasure." True, he is a pauper, and nothing
but a pauper; but, at least he is an HONOURABLE pauper.
"Oh, fear nothing
," said the skipper, showing his face.
"Still, my dear, I see nothing
suspicious in what has happened," he resumed.
He came back gay and selfsatisfied, eager and busy, caring nothing
for Miss Woodhouse, and defying Miss Smith.
"Science has succeeded in so far analysing man that we know already that choice and what is called freedom of will is nothing