I often observed to my brother
, You see now how little nature requires to be satisfied.
With ready tact, and before Christie could reply, Maryland Joe had put down the trunk and changed hands with his brother
As I turned my eyes to the elder brother
, I saw him looking down at this handsome boy whose life was ebbing out, as if he were a wounded bird, or hare, or rabbit; not at all as if he were a fellow-creature.
Now, at this time nearly a hundred men of the People of the Axe had been killed and of the Slayers some fifty men, for, having been awakened by the crying of Galazi, the soldiers of the axe fought bravely, though none saw where his brother
stood, and none knew whither their chief had fled except those ten who went with the brethren.
I gave my brother
half, saying: "Now, brother
, you can forget your losses.
From this statement, and what he himself had seen, he felt convinced that this was his brother
who had adopted letters by his father's advice; and excited and rejoiced, he called Don Fernando and Cardenio and the curate aside, and told them how the matter stood, assuring them that the judge was his brother
Of course all the students in the crammer's biology class, to which my brother
went that day, were intensely interested, but there were no signs of any unusual excitement in the streets.
He had no intention of offending his brother
by further claims on his fraternal recognition, and relapsed with full contentment into the character of Mr.
The eldest brother
set out, and sought for the pearls the whole day: but the evening came, and he had not found the first hundred: so he was turned into stone as the tablet had foretold.
starts up, calls him by his name, and grasps him by both hands.
He might be jealous of her brother
as a rival, but if more had seemed implied, the fault must have been in her misapprehension.
It is also absurd for those who promote a community of children to forbid those who love each other from indulging themselves in the last excesses of that passion, while they do not restrain them from the passion itself, or those intercourses which are of all things most improper, between a Father and a son, a brother
and a brother
, and indeed the thing itself is most absurd.