I took pains to show William that I had forgotten his maunderings, but I observed the girl nightly, and once, instead of nodding, she shook her head, and that evening I could not get into a pocket.
I was looking down at her, but she refrained from signalling because she could not see William, and irritated by her stupidity I went out and asked her how her mother was.
In little more than a month from that time, Sarah was married to William
Dane; and not long afterwards it was known to the brethren in Lantern Yard that Silas Marner had departed from the town.
Your kindness to William makes me more obliged to you than words can express; but I do not want, I cannot bear, I must not listen to such--No, no, don't think of me.
Sir Thomas was as joyful as she could desire, and very kind and communicative; and she had so comfortable a talk with him about William as to make her feel as if nothing had occurred to vex her, till she found, towards the close, that Mr.
And I wonder," William
proceeded, with some caution, "what the truth about you is?
There were four," he said--"Ramon Gallegos, William
Shaw, George W.
Not so, good Doctor Byles," answered Sir William
Howe; "if mirth were a crime, you had never gained your doctorate in divinity.
, you would have guessed, was about twenty-four.
did not associate with the men of the town in which he lived.
, looking at Tom with great surprise for a moment, and then giving him a sudden dig in the ribs with his elbow, which sent Tom's books flying on to the floor, and called the attention of the master, who turned suddenly round, and seeing the state of things, said, -
Yes, Charley," replied Grandfather; "but when Roger Williams
travelled thither, over hills and valleys, and through the tangled woods, and across swamps and streams, it was a journey of several days.