Possessing very distinctive traits of their own, they nevertheless
took the general characteristics of the little community in which they dwelt; a town noted for its frugal, discreet, well-ordered, and home-loving inhabitants, as well as for the somewhat confined scope of its sympathies; but in which, be it said, there are odder individuals, and, now and then, stranger occurrences, than one meets with almost anywhere else.
, like the greater part of our misfortunes, even so serious a contingency brings its remedy and consolation with it, if the sufferer will but make the best rather than the worst, of the accident which has befallen him.
, if the affairs of our family are arranged, as we hope they will be, I believe she will run the risk of being damned, and will return to those she regrets, particularly as she knows they are always thinking of her.
But you are unable to oppose them, -- you, whose mind is so quick, and whose will is so firm are nevertheless, as weak and unequal to the contest as I am myself.
Never mind that," said Barrois; "I shall go and fetch a notary, nevertheless," -- and the old servant departed triumphantly on his mission.
Sir," said Athos, "permit me to tell you, that your reasoning, though specious in appearance, nevertheless
wants consistency, as regards me.
, I put my light out early, and sat a long time peeping through my blind; but only an inevitable Tom, with back hunched up and tail erect, broke the moonlit profile of the back-garden wall; and once more that disreputable music (which none the less had saved my life) was the only near sound all night.
, tranquillity was gradually restored, the scholar held his peace, the mendicant counted over some coins in his hat, and the piece resumed the upper hand.
Oh, I may take a look at it again by-and-by,' she says indifferently, but nevertheless
the probability is that as the door shuts the book opens, as if by some mechanical contrivance.
Also, an admission that in innocence of heart, for which David has been properly commended, he can nevertheless
teach Porthos nothing, but on the contrary may learn much from him.
Thirdly and Lastly): That Characters which may not have appeared, and Events which may not have taken place, within the limits of our own individual experience, may nevertheless
be perfectly natural Characters and perfectly probable Events, for all that.
I think it is fair to say that this is a view against which common sense would not rebel; nevertheless
, I believe it to be radically mistaken.