Adequate was he for his deed
when he did it, but the idea of it, he could not endure when it was done.
Or, again, the deed
of horror may be done, but done in ignorance, and the tie of kinship or friendship be discovered afterwards.
Here and there is born a Saint Theresa, foundress of nothing, whose loving heart-beats and sobs after an unattained goodness tremble off and are dispersed among hindrances, instead of centring in some long-recognizable deed
After having sought for a few minutes, he stopped at a leaf which had several notes, and compared them with the deed
of sale, which lay on the table.
In reply to his last question Pierre again explained who Makar Alexeevich was and how just before their arrival that drunken imbecile had seized the loaded pistol which they had not had time to recover from him, and begged the officer to let the deed
The lawyer read over the deed
, and when he had read it he informed Szedvilas that it was all perfectly regular, that the deed
was a blank deed
such as was often used in these sales.
uf afraid to justify a deed
so open, let the leech but give his patient a wrong draught let the chamberlain, or the nurse who tends him, but pluck the pillow from his head, and Wilfred in his present condition, is sped without the effusion of blood.
They grieved her kind heart with many cruel words; but patiently she bore with them, and when they told her they could never perform so hard a task, and must dwell for ever in the dark forest, she answered gently, that the snow-white lily must be planted, and watered with repentant tears, before the robe of innocence could be won; that the sun of love must shine in their hearts, before the light could return to their dim crowns, and deeds
of kindness must be performed, ere the power would come again to their now useless wands.
But, above all, he must be a man who could do, who could act, who could look Death in the face and have no fear of him, a man of great deeds
and strange experiences.
determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
, and until we know what has been or will be the peculiar combination of outward with inward facts, which constitutes a man's critical actions, it will be better not to think ourselves wise about his character.
For commonwealths, and good governments, do nourish virtue grown but do not much mend the deeds
One whole group of ballads tells of the wonderful deeds
of Robin Hood.