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But it may affect others--and THEY may not think of it as folly--" She stopped short, confused by his brightening color and eyes.
Nor do I particularly affect simple-minded old ladies.
I had made up my mind not to give it till my master went somewhere, as I could not guess how its receipt would affect Catherine.
On all ordinary occasions Magdalen's appetite would have terrified those feeble sentimentalists who affect to ignore the all-important influence which female feeding exerts in the production of female beauty.
It would be ungenerous to affect not to know that your self-denial is to be referred to your consideration for her father.
I considered, after some hours were gone, if my tears were really hard to flow now, as they seemed to be, what, in connexion with my loss, it would affect me most to think of when I drew near home - for I was going home to the funeral.
O now in danger tri'd, now known in Armes Not to be overpowerd, Companions deare, Found worthy not of Libertie alone, Too mean pretense, but what we more affect, Honour, Dominion, Glorie, and renowne, Who have sustaind one day in doubtful fight, (And if one day, why not Eternal dayes?
I mean to say," said Don Quixote, "that when the head suffers all the members suffer; and so, being thy lord and master, I am thy head, and thou a part of me as thou art my servant; and therefore any evil that affects or shall affect me should give thee pain, and what affects thee give pain to me.
Because, under the national government, treaties and articles of treaties, as well as the laws of nations, will always be expounded in one sense and executed in the same manner, -- whereas, adjudications on the same points and questions, in thirteen States, or in three or four confederacies, will not always accord or be consistent; and that, as well from the variety of independent courts and judges appointed by different and independent governments, as from the different local laws and interests which may affect and influence them.
Now, my daughter, learn from my lips how you may alleviate this misfortune, so far as it will affect you.
There are five dangerous faults which may affect a general:
The fear and restraint which brooded amongst the denizens of the air began to affect all life.