The black ran in the utmost
dread to seek his comrades, and we were in one moment almost covered with Galles; we thought it the most proper course to decline the first impulse of their fury, and retired into our house.
Thanks to its penetrative power, the depths of the heavens were sounded to the utmost
extent; the apparent diameter of a great number of stars was accurately measured; and Mr.
Robert Ferrars!"--was repeated by Marianne and her mother in an accent of the utmost
amazement;--and though Elinor could not speak, even HER eyes were fixed on him with the same impatient wonder.
She resisted it therefore with her utmost
force, and summoned every argument her reason (which was surprisingly strong for her age) could suggest, to subdue and expel it.
Nothing of what makes the chief happiness of my life would have existed for me." And with the utmost
stretch of imagination he could not conceive the brutal creature he would have been himself, if he had not known what he was living for.
With the utmost
speed he could exert, he settled his affairs; converted into money all the goods he had; and, with honourable wealth enough for both, with open heart and hand, with limbs that trembled as they bore him on, with emotion such as men can hardly bear and live, arrived one evening at his brother's door!'
It was with the utmost
difficulty that the captain and his comrades could calm their lively sensibilities, by accounting for the disappearance of the skin in a dozen different ways, until all idea of its having been stolen was entirely out of the question.
Thereupon, with the utmost
coolness, James Bruce added: 'Even admitting, sir, that the thing were untrue, you will, at least, no longer maintain that it is impossible.'"
MY DEAREST BARBARA ALEXIEVNA,--I have to tell you that a sad event has happened in this house--an event to excite one's utmost
of all the improvement which I can say the wives had made from them was, that they had taught them to speak English pretty well; and most of their children, who were near twenty in all, were taught to speak English too, from their first learning to speak, though they at first spoke it in a very broken manner, like their mothers.