You see he was quite willing when you gave him the chance; I am sure
he is a fine-tempered creature, and I dare say has known better days.
However, I do not mean to set up my opinion against your'sand I am sure
I shall not wish for the acquaintance of his wife.
To be sure
," said she, "it is better than parting with fifteen hundred pounds at once.
I do think it is the hardest thing in the world, that your estate should be entailed away from your own children; and I am sure
, if I had been you, I should have tried long ago to do something or other about it.
In some things, you know, you ca'n't be quite sure
what an insect would like: for instance, I never could quite settle, supposing I were a moth, whether I would rather be kept out of the candle, or be allowed to fly straight in and get burnt--or again, supposing I were a spider, I'm not sure
if I should be quite pleased to have my web torn down, and the fly let loose--but I feel quite certain that, if I were a beetle and had rolled over on my back, I should always be glad to be helped up again.
And it was the nixt mornin', sure
, jist as I was making up me mind whither it wouldn't be the purlite thing to sind a bit o' writin' to the widdy by way of a love-litter, when up com'd the delivery servant wid an illigant card, and he tould me that the name on it (for I niver could rade the copperplate printin on account of being lift handed) was all about Mounseer, the Count, A Goose, Look -- aisy, Maiter-di-dauns, and that the houl of the divilish lingo was the spalpeeny long name of the little ould furrener Frinchman as lived over the way.
Yes, pretty well; but are they all horrid, are you sure
they are all horrid?
Oh, it is pride in Miss Vincy--I am sure
it is nothing else," said Mrs.
They are no bigger than mice, and I'm sure
mice are proper for me to eat.
They looked around and sure
enough there was no path to be seen.
My dear Ruth," he said, "if only you would reflect for a few moments, I feel sure
you would realize the absurdity of such fancies.
Goddle mighty, but I've sure
been going some," he sighed.