It is essential for the safety of the Feeler that the Felt should stand perfectly still.
According to his account, my unfortunate Ancestor, being afflicted with rheumatism, and in the act of being felt by a Polygon, by one sudden start accidentally transfixed the Great Man through the diagonal; and thereby, partly in consequence of his long imprisonment and degradation, and partly because of the moral shock which pervaded the whole of my Ancestor's relations, threw back our family a degree and a half in their ascent towards better things.
Irwine's--that he must remember what he had felt
after giving the last blow to Arthur in the Grove--had remained with him.
all the time that by talking to him she was doing something improper.
And it did not seem particularly dreadful, because besides the masters he had served here, like Vasili Andreevich, he always felt
himself dependent on the Chief Master, who had sent him into this life, and he knew that when dying he would still be in that Master's power and would not be ill-used by Him.
From the time he came home I felt
only pity--a pity that hurt and wrung me.
But though Vronsky had not the least suspicion what the parents were saying, he felt
on coming away from the Shtcherbatskys' that the secret spiritual bond which existed between him and Kitty had grown so much stronger that evening that some step must be taken.
Nor did I at all object to the hint from Queequeg that perhaps it were best to strike a light, seeing that we were so wide awake; and besides he felt
a strong desire to have a few quiet puffs from his Tomahawk.
He did not begin to understand her conduct; but the more he knew her the fonder he grew of her; she was competent and self controlled, and there was a charming honesty in her: you felt
that you could rely upon her in every circumstance.
it was time to speak; it would only be unkind now to assent by silence.
The diagnosis seems in every case to correspond exactly with all the sensations that I have ever felt
Poor Dorothea felt
a pang at the thought that the labor of her husband's life might be void, which left her no energy to spare for the question whether this young relative who was so much obliged to him ought not to have repressed his observation.