At a time, too, when education was thought little necessary for girls, More
taught his daughters as carefully as his sons.
It sounded dull--it sounded strange; and all the more
so because of his main condition.
Next you said I warn't BAD, only mischeevous and harum-scarum, and not any more
responsible than -- than -- I think it was a colt, or something.
He is nearly as tall; he has the same type of features, the same hue of hair and complexion; but the strength of the family likeness seems only to render more
conspicuous the remarkable difference of expression both in form and face.
There's a Sahib come to call on me, an' that's more
than he'll iver do for you onless you run
I've tried to help you be good, but you won't let me, and I shall not try any more
than that," he continued, "and all in the same story: lying words, lying papers, tricks fit for a peddler, and the show of what's legal over all, to make a man the more
Having dealt out these admonitions, the ladies fell to a more
powerful assault than they had yet made upon the mixed tea, new bread, fresh butter, shrimps, and watercresses, and said that their vexation was so great to see her going on like that, that they could hardly bring themselves to eat a single morsel.
The advocates of the tinder-box-and-pedlar view considered the other side a muddle-headed and credulous set, who, because they themselves were wall-eyed, supposed everybody else to have the same blank outlook; and the adherents of the inexplicable more
than hinted that their antagonists were animals inclined to crow before they had found any corn--mere skimming-dishes in point of depth--whose clear-sightedness consisted in supposing there was nothing behind a barn-door because they couldn't see through it; so that, though their controversy did not serve to elicit the fact concerning the robbery, it elicited some true opinions of collateral importance.
A father could not be more
delighted at the return of an only son, the child of his old age, after ten years' absence in a foreign country and after having gone through much hardship.
I forgot that I had crippled Jose, but remembered with my words, and wondered the more
where he was.
Crummles, the country manager and actor, cannot be more
than forty-three, or forty-four years of age.