They were all good-looking enough; perhaps they set
store on that--men are so vain.
forth at a great pace, and as Hester smiled to perceive, did actually catch the sunshine, and stood laughing in the midst of it, all brightened by its splendour, and scintillating with the vivacity excited by rapid motion.
A tramping of sea boots was heard in the entry; the door was flung open, and in rolled a wild set
of mariners enough.
Some worked at the stamping machines, and it was very seldom that one could work long there at the pace that was set
, and not give out and forget himself and have a part of his hand chopped off.
Her dress was of the neatest possible fit, and set
off to advantage her finely moulded shape;--a delicately formed hand and a trim foot and ankle were items of appearance that did not escape the quick eye of the trader, well used to run up at a glance the points of a fine female article.
Where they once dug for money, But never found any; Where sometimes Martial Miles Singly files, And Elijah Wood, I fear for no good: No other man, Save Elisha Dugan-- O man of wild habits, Partridges and rabbits Who hast no cares Only to set
snares, Who liv'st all alone, Close to the bone And where life is sweetest Constantly eatest.
So I set
there and watched the cannon-smoke and listened to the boom.
It seems to you that mainly what you want is to get away; get away from the same old tedious things you're so used to seeing and so tired of, and set
And Miranda's got her speech back, for your aunt has just sent a letter sayin' she's better; and I'm goin' to set
up to-night, so you can stay here and have a good sleep, and get your things together comfortably to-morrow.
An old story, probablya common caseand no more than has happened to hundreds of my sex before; and yet it may not be the more excusable in one who sets
up as I do for Understanding.
Well," was Martha's reflective answer, "at Thwaite village there's a shop or so an' I saw little garden sets
with a spade an' a rake an' a fork all tied together for two shillings.
I'm the rake Miss Garth means; and I want to go to another concert -- or a play, if you like -- or a ball, if you prefer it -- or anything else in the way of amusement that puts me into a new dress, and plunges me into a crowd of people, and illuminates me with plenty of light, and sets
me in a tingle of excitement all over, from head to foot.