Now Agnes, my dear, let us attend to these affairs.
Wickfield might now wind up his business, and his agency-trust, and exhibit no deficiency or defalcation whatever.
His friends might advise him, you know; now he is free.
Here I've been lending you a hand, and you now
in the last ditch, with Dolliver riding on you and me all the time.
Opinions as to the result of their adventure were now freely hazarded by all the men, some declaring that the net came in as light as a feather, and others affirming that it seemed to be full of logs.
Fishes of various sorts were now to be seen, entangled in the meshes of the net, as it was passed through the hands of the laborers; and the water, at a little distance from the shore, was alive with the movements of the alarmed victims.
We will say no more now, for there are listeners; but a secret has this evening been revealed to me, ‘Duke, that is of more consequence to your welfare than all your estate united,”
And now you're up, my Slider,' bawled Squeers, as she rose to fetch them, 'bolt the door.
But, knowing with whom they had to deal, they remained quite still, and now, not only appeared unobserved at the door--which was not bolted, for the bolt had no hasp--but warily, and with noiseless footsteps, advanced into the room.
Now, when he finds the convenience of her presence, he will make all manner of lying speeches and false, fair promises for the future, and she will believe him, and then her condition will be ten times worse and ten times more irremediable than before.
There are servants within call if you want them; but you had better lie down now and be quiet: none of them could or would attend you as carefully as I shall do.
Wal, 't is kinder pity, now, not to buy her with her son,--her heart seems so sot on him,--s'pose they fling her in cheap.
The stentorian tones of the auctioneer, calling out to clear the way, now announced that the sale was about to commence.
No affection stood in the way of the quiet satisfaction with which he thought that now all the worries were over, that there was nothing before him but duties, that he knew what he would have to do as soon as the dawn broke and for a long succession of days.
Even the tugs, now with their engines stopped, were approaching her without a ripple, the burly-looking paddle-boat sheering forward, while the other, a screw, smaller and of slender shape, made for her quarter so gently that she did not divide the smooth water, but seemed to glide on its surface as if on a sheet of plate-glass, a man in her bow, the master at the wheel visible only from the waist upwards above the white screen of the bridge, both of them so still-eyed as to fascinate young Powell into curious self-forgetfulness and immobility.