"I love him, my dear sir, I esteem him; and believe it or not, I love him all the better for this business, yes--and value him more."
Lebedeff came at once, and "esteemed it an honour," as he observed, the instant he entered the room.
As for me, much esteemed prince, I am sensible of having experienced the honour of your confidence in a certain matter up to a certain point, but never beyond that point.
"Not the least bit in the world, esteemed and revered prince!
After this the King set Ring next to himself, and all esteemed him highly, and held him to be a great hero; nor could Red any longer say anything against him, though he grew still more determined to destroy him.
The King was beside himself with joy, and was astonished at how clever a man Ring was in all kinds of feats, so that he esteemed him still more highly than before, and betrothed his daughter to him; and the feast for this was to last all through Christmastide.
But the last of these is wholly applied to what may be useful in life, to the improvement of agriculture, and all mechanical arts; so that among us, it would be little esteemed
. And as to ideas, entities, abstractions, and transcendentals, I could never drive the least conception into their heads.
eloquence highly, and was in raptures with poesy; but I thought that both were gifts of nature rather than fruits of study.
'Forgetfulness is not to be purchased with a wish; and I cannot bestow my esteem
on all who desire it, unless they deserve it too.'
She had officiated as nurse to Miss Bridget, in a violent fit of illness, and had sat up many nights with that lady; besides which, she had been seen there the very day before Mr Allworthy's return, by Mrs Wilkins herself, though that sagacious person had not at first conceived any suspicion of her on that account: for, as she herself said, "She had always esteemed
Jenny as a very sober girl (though indeed she knew very little of her), and had rather suspected some of those wanton trollops, who gave themselves airs, because, forsooth, they thought themselves handsome."
ERIC Descriptors: Foreign Countries; Self Esteem
; Developmental Stages; Individual Development; Ethnicity; Age Differences; Differences; Gender Differences; Children