And it's a poor look-out to come into the world to make your fellow-creatures worse off instead o' better
If my career were of that better
kind that there was any opportunity or capacity of sacrifice in it, I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for those dear to you.
Very true, he said: and I think that we had better
correct an error into which we seem to have fallen in the use of the words `friend' and `enemy.
Thank you; and if you will kindly drop 'I guess,' I shall like my little Yankee all the better
cried Gania; "if you did not go shaming us all over the town, things might be better
for all parties.
If you've changed your mind, and want my family to come down in the world, you'd better
Tulliver, "my family's as good as yours, and better
, for it hasn't got a damned ill-tempered woman in it
Yes, I am better
, I am nearly well," returned the youth, pausing a moment, while a struggle of the most painful interest seemed to engross his thoughts.
He confirmed the doctors' interpretation of the law in general terms only; expressed his intention of waiting at the cottage in the hope that a change for the better
might yet enable Mrs.
But you are now of an age to be treated better
; I think she is behaving better
already; and when you are her only companion, you must be important to her.
You see," she said, "you do not give him a fair chance; he cannot use all his power with his head held back as it is with that check-rein; if you would take it off I am sure he would do better
-- do try it," she said persuasively, "I should be very glad if you would.
Well," he says, "there's excuse for picks and letting-on in a case like this; if it warn't so, I wouldn't approve of it, nor I wouldn't stand by and see the rules broke -- because right is right, and wrong is wrong, and a body ain't got no business doing wrong when he ain't ignorant and knows better