"Jack," he says to me when we're in bed, "this is too easy.
"Do you think that's really so?" he says. I says, "I do." "He knows all about girls, I reckon," says Jerry.
I mean to say that strength, as strength, whether of man or woman, is the same.
SOCRATES: Then now that the sameness of all virtue has been proven, try and remember what you and Gorgias say that virtue is.
He jumped and got the canoe ready, and put his old coat in the bottom for me to set on, and give me the paddle; and as I shoved off, he says:
I was paddling off, all in a sweat to tell on him; but when he says this, it seemed to kind of take the tuck all out of me.
"Matter enough!" he says. "Wasn't you expecting we would be the first to tell the family who it is that's been killed yonder in the sycamores, and all about them rapscallions that done it, and about the di'monds they've smouched off of the corpse, and paint it up fine, and have the glory of being the ones that knows a lot more about it than anybody else?"
I reckon it ain't going to suffer none for lack of paint," I says, "when you start in to scollop the facts."
And when you want to keep a shield or a lyre, and not to use them, you would say that justice is useful; but when you want to use them, then the art of the soldier or of the musician?
No, certainly not that, though I do not now know what I did say; but I still stand by the latter words.
I could not so readily come at playing on the harpsichord or spinet, because I had no instrument of my own to practice on, and could only come at theirs in the intervals when they left it, which was uncertain; but yet I learned tolerably well too, and the young ladies at length got two instruments, that is to say, a harpsichord and a spinet too, and then they taught me themselves.
First, I was apparently handsomer than any of them; secondly, I was better shaped; and, thirdly, I sang better, by which I mean I had a better voice; in all which you will, I hope, allow me to say, I do not speak my own conceit of myself, but the opinion of all that knew the family.
(we will not at present say
what transactions) with Kenge and Carboy's office, or was it a gentleman of your acquaintance?
'Bless you, bless you!' says
Veneering; horribly disappointed, but grasping him by both hands again, in a particularly fervent manner.
"His name," says
the palmist, thoughtful looking, "is not spelled out by the lines, but they indicate 'tis a long one, and the letter 'o' should be in it.