, he is always strong, original, and, above all, practical.
I felt comparatively
safe in my present location as I knew that one man could defend the trail to the cave against an army.
But of this the charming girl never thought; she lived more for her grandmother than for herself, and so long as that venerated relative, almost the only one that remained to her on earth, did not suffer or repine, she herself could be comparatively
I craved human companionship, and, coming off the poop, took my place by the side of the boatswain (a man whom I did not like) in a comparatively
dry spot where at worst we had water only up to our knees.
Our progress, at first comparatively
easy, became more and more difficult.
Accustomed to ease, and unequal to the struggles incident to an infant society, the affluent emigrant was barely enabled to maintain his own rank by the weight of his personal superiority and acquirements; but, the moment that his head was laid in the grave, his indolent and comparatively
uneducated offspring were compelled to yield precedency to the more active energies of a class whose exertions had been stimulated by necessity.
Could Sir Thomas have seen all his niece's feelings, when she wrote her first letter to her aunt, he would not have despaired; for though a good night's rest, a pleasant morning, the hope of soon seeing William again, and the comparatively
quiet state of the house, from Tom and Charles being gone to school, Sam on some project of his own, and her father on his usual lounges, enabled her to express herself cheerfully on the subject of home, there were still, to her own perfect consciousness, many drawbacks suppressed.
It was a much safer place for a gentleman in his predicament: he might there be important at comparatively
He is less polished, less insinuating than Mainwaring, and is comparatively
deficient in the power of saying those delightful things which put one in good humour with oneself and all the world.
He was only temporarily detained for some comparatively
trivial assault; but he gave everyone the impression of a man with a black past and a dangerous future.
Inside that cottage her relations were calmly supposing her far away on a wedding-tour with a comparatively
rich man, who was to conduct her to bouncing prosperity; while here she was, friendless, creeping up to the old door quite by herself, with no better place to go to in the world.
But with this, neither the author nor the public have any other concern than as some observation is necessary upon those parts of the work which thirteen years have made comparatively