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IDLYI Don't Like You
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And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire--a fire, however, inseparable in its nature from myself, quickening nothing, lighting nothing, doing no service, idly burning away.
And yet my thoughts were idle; not intent on the calamity that weighed upon my heart, but idly loitering near it.
Idly he sat in the kraal, watching the vultures wheel above the Hill of Slaughter, and round him stood a regiment.
We were sitting the following afternoon in one of those broad bay windows such as one finds still in some old country inns, just thinking about starting once more on our way, when suddenly Nicolete, who had been gazing out idly into the road, gave a little cry.
I am thinking, not of you, my dainty one, but of the unfortunate people who slave that we may live idly.
To and fro, up and down, north, south, east, and west, the HISPANIOLA sailed by swoops and dashes, and at each repetition ended as she had begun, with idly flapping canvas.
The latter had walked so slowly that he was scarce come to their resting-place; and now on beholding Robin he neither slackened nor quickened his pace but sauntered idly straight ahead, looking to the right and to the left, with the finest air in the world, but never once at Robin.
He thought that he was aware of every change in the thin, transparent vapor that floated idly in sheets.
Bowed to the earth with bitter woe Or laughing at some raree-show We flutter idly to and fro.
I have now, my dear father, written my real sentiments of Lady Susan; you will know from this letter how highly I admire her abilities, and esteem her character; but if you are not equally convinced by my full and solemn assurance that your fears have been most idly created, you will deeply mortify and distress me.
When in an hour they crowded into a cab to go home, I strolled idly to my club.
Then Griffiths, sitting idly in Philip's room, amused him with gay stories of amorous adventure.