Please, Becky -- I'll whisper it, I'll whisper it ever
Dashwood had recovered herself, to see Marianne was her first desire; and in two minutes she was with her beloved child, rendered dearer to her than ever
by absence, unhappiness, and danger.
So she called him guardian, and has called him guardian ever
A working woman, christened Rachael, after a long illness once again appearing at the ringing of the Factory bell, and passing to and fro at the set hours, among the Coketown Hands; a woman of pensive beauty, always dressed in black, but sweet-tempered and serene, and even cheerful; who, of all the people in the place, alone appeared to have compassion on a degraded, drunken wretch of her own sex, who was sometimes seen in the town secretly begging of her, and crying to her; a woman working, ever
working, but content to do it, and preferring to do it as her natural lot, until she should be too old to labour any more?
As time crept on, and there came gradually about him a group of lovely children, it was altered and enlarged; but none of the old rooms were ever
pulled down, no old tree was ever
rooted up, nothing with which there was any association of bygone times was ever
removed or changed.
The price is immense, and much beyond what I can ever
attempt to pay.
Yea, at you, ye dearest ones, did malice ever
shoot its arrows--to hit my heart!
Of late, the neglected bed in the Temple Court had known him more scantily than ever
; and often when he had thrown himself upon it no longer than a few minutes, he had got up again, and haunted that neighbourhood.
They that desire to excel in too many matters, out of levity and vain glory, are ever
And so one after the other they all skipped off into the ring, and made the sweetest bow I ever
see, and then scampered out, and everybody clapped their hands and went just about wild.
I happened to glance at Ham, then looking out to sea upon the distant light, and a frightful thought came into my mind - not that his face was angry, for it was not; I recall nothing but an expression of stern determination in it - that if ever
he encountered Steerforth, he would kill him.