"There's only one point to be considered: is either of the parties desirous of forming new ties
? If not, it is very simple," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, feeling more and more free from constraint.
The time will come, the time will not be long in coming, when new ties
will be formed about you--ties that will bind you yet more tenderly and strongly to the home you so adorn--the dearest ties that will ever grace and gladden you.
She might form new ties
, and then I should be a third wheel in the coach.
The verdict given was that a woman who had been "to burial borne" and left for dead, who had been driven from her husband's door and from her childhood home, "must be adjudged as dead in law and fact," was no more daughter or wife, but was set free to form what new ties
Whatever betides, whatever new ties
you may form, whatever changes may come between us, I shall always look to you, and love you, as I do now, and have always done.
At that time, I was not: I used to rise each morning eager to shake off his yoke, and go out with my portmanteau under my arm, if a beggar, at least a freeman; and in the evening, when I came back from the pensionnat de demoiselles, a certain pleasant voice in my ear; a certain face, so intelligent, yet so docile, so reflective, yet so soft, in my eyes; a certain cast of character, at once proud and pliant, sensitive and sagacious, serious and ardent, in my head; a certain tone of feeling, fervid and modest, refined and practical, pure and powerful, delighting and troubling my memory--visions of new ties
I longed to contract, of new duties I longed to undertake, had taken the rover and the rebel out of me, and had shown endurance of my hated lot in the light of a Spartan virtue.
At the city of Kaol we visited, cementing the new ties
that had been formed between Kaol and Helium, and then one long-to-be-remembered day we sighted the tall, thin towers of the twin cities of Helium.
Not that we ever quarrelled, but he was apprenticed down in the country, and he got married there; and new ties
and affections springing up about him, he forgot a poor little woman like me, as it was very reasonable he should, you know.
"I thank you, Walton," he said, "for your kind intentions towards so miserable a wretch; but when you speak of new ties
and fresh affections, think you that any can replace those who are gone?
Probably you have not thought it necessary yet to inform her of the new tie
which you propose to form?"
The happiness that might soon come to us would form a new tie
between my husband and me.
You may take the maniac with you to England; confine her with due attendance and precautions at Thornfield: then travel yourself to what clime you will, and form what new tie