The movement of humanity, arising as it does from innumerable arbitrary human wills
, is continuous.
"It was": thus is the Will
's teeth-gnashing and lonesomest tribulation called.
'We've got the will
in the old oak chest,' went on Jerry Nichols.
The two, with half a dozen thin-legged children, lived in a tumble-down frame house beside a creek at the back end of the Wills
farm where Ray was employed.
Another pleasure was to let him help clear away, as they used to do at home, while the peals of laughter that always accompanied this performance did Miss Mills' heart good to hear, for the room was so small and Will
so big that he seemed to be everywhere at once, and Polly and Puttel were continually dodging his long arms and legs.
Give good hearing to those, that give the first information in business; and rather direct them in the beginning, than interrupt them in the continuance of their speeches; for he that is put out of his own order, will
go forward and backward, and be more tedious, while he waits upon his memory, than he could have been, if he had gone on in his own course.
Its difficulty was much enhanced by the mode of publication; for, it would be very unreasonable to expect that many readers, pursuing a story in portions from month to month through nineteen months, will
, until they have it before them complete, perceive the relations of its finer threads to the whole pattern which is always before the eyes of the story-weaver at his loom.
In the first number Steele announced that:--"All accounts of gallantry, pleasure and entertainment, shall be under the article of White's Chocolate-House; Poetry under that of Wills
' Coffee- House; learning under the title of Grecian; foreign and domestic news you will
have from Saint James's Coffee-House; and what else I have to offer on any other subject shall be dated from my own apartment."
`My dear Monsieur Bernouin,' he replied, `the king is madly in love with Mademoiselle de Mancini, that is all I have to tell you.' And then I asked him `Do you think, to such a degree that it will
urge him to act contrary to the designs of his eminence?' `Ah!
"No, sir, I will
not," said Mary, more resolutely still.
be always in evidence; always with those letters in the background.
"Look here, Bunny," Daylight demanded, "which is right, I shall be over to look that affair up on Monday, or I will
be over to look that affair up on Monday?"