deceive me," and Mademoiselle approached her beloved instrument and began to play.
So valiantly did our small party fight, that, to the memory of those who unfortunately fell in the battle, enough of honour cannot
The repairs are not done at home, and I cannot
possibly leave town just now.
And as for myself, you see what I am,--a dismal and lonesome old woman (for I begin to call myself old, Phoebe), whose temper, I am afraid, is none of the best, and whose spirits are as bad as can be I cannot
make your life pleasant, Cousin Phoebe, neither can I so much as give you bread to eat.
Weston agreed to it; but added, that she should be very glad to be secure of undergoing the anxiety of a first meeting at the time talked of: "for I cannot
depend upon his coming.
Ferrars comfortable as a bachelor; it cannot
enable him to marry.
This discovery, taken in connection with all the circumstances we know of, has had an effect on my mind which I cannot
describe to you -- which I dare not realize to myself.
Putting this, however, aside, for it is a puzzling question for which it is difficult to find a solution, let us return to the superiority of arms over letters, a matter still undecided, so many are the arguments put forward on each side; for besides those I have mentioned, letters say that without them arms cannot
maintain themselves, for war, too, has its laws and is governed by them, and laws belong to the domain of letters and men of letters.
But how," said I, "if a Man feigns a Woman's voice with one of his two voices, or so disguises his Southern voice that it cannot
be recognized as the echo of the Northern?
And perhaps that is just why I am afraid of this edifice, that it is of crystal and can never be destroyed and that one cannot
put one's tongue out at it even on the sly.
Ah," sighed Caderousse, "a man cannot
always feel happy because he is about to be married.
A principality is created either by the people or by the nobles, accordingly as one or other of them has the opportunity; for the nobles, seeing they cannot
withstand the people, begin to cry up the reputation of one of themselves, and they make him a prince, so that under his shadow they can give vent to their ambitions.