asked the boy, as her eye went down the last paragraph
of her portion.
Cutter had several times cut paragraphs
about unfaithful husbands out of the newspapers and mailed them to Cutter in a disguised handwriting.
A descriptive paragraph
or two, treating of the seven-gabled mansion in its more recent aspect, will bring this preliminary chapter to a close.
At the point which I had reached in a preceding paragraph
of this account, the situation was as follows: two horses lay dying; the bull had scattered his persecutors for the moment, and stood raging, panting, pawing the dust in clouds over his back, when the man that had been wounded returned to the ring on a remount, a poor blindfolded wreck that yet had something ironically military about his bearing - and the next moment the bull had ripped him open and his bowls were dragging upon the ground: and the bull was charging his swarm of pests again.
But there were certain paragraphs
that especially caught his eye and arrested his attention,-- paragraphs
that he read and reread, finding in them he knew not what secret delight and significance.
was safely delivered of a son and heir; a very interesting and satisfactory paragraph
, at least to all those intimate connections who knew it before.
An extinguished candle stood on the table; she was bending over the fire, and seemed reading in a little black book, like a prayer-book, by the light of the blaze: she muttered the words to herself, as most old women do, while she read; she did not desist immediately on my entrance: it appeared she wished to finish a paragraph
Your instructions on both these points you will find detailed in the next paragraph
Peggotty pointed to a certain paragraph
in the newspaper, where I read aloud as follows, from the Port Middlebay Times:
You cannot read the first paragraph
of the book, which begins in the right way "Once upon a time" without knowing that Mr.
There is a paragraph
in it stating that I have joined some infernal Socialistic league, and I am told that there is an article in the 'Times' on the spread of Socialism, in which my name is mentioned.
The above paragraph
in the original editions (1726) takes another form, commencing:-"I told him that should I happen to live in a kingdom where lots were in vogue," &c.