Fifteen- year-old Jo was very tall, thin, and brown, and reminded one of a colt, for she never seemed to know what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way
Even though I die, I will in some way
keep defeat from you," she cried, and so deep was her determination that her whole body shook.
There was a panic among some of the passengers, and a few excited men behaved in a way
that caused prompt action on the part of the first officer, who drove them back to the main cabin under threat of a revolver.
In some unaccountable way
they had escaped from Robert.
At first he meant to repaper the room, but afterwards he said that I was letting it get the better of me, and that nothing was worse for a nervous patient than to give way
to such fancies.
Forth she steps into the dusky, time-darkened passage; a tall figure, clad in black silk, with a long and shrunken waist, feeling her way
towards the stairs like a near-sighted person, as in truth she is.
She hath good skill at her needle, that's certain," remarked one of her female spectators; "but did ever a woman, before this brazen hussy, contrive such a way
of showing it?
Some seem to have but one vulnerable point, or door of access; while others have a thousand avenues, and may be captured in a thousand different ways
There is ways
to keep off some kinds of bad luck, but this wasn't one of them kind; so I never tried to do anything, but just poked along low-spirited and on the watch-out.
Her strong character and aggressive and commanding ways
compelled Tom's admiration in spite of the fact that he got more illustrations of them than he needed for his comfort.
She had a very pretty manner, too, and Mary has the most unattractive ways
I ever saw in a child.
WeB, well," said the old clerk; "we aa have our various ways
of gaining a livelihood.