I shall have a new ribbon for my hair, and Marmee will lend me her
little pearl pin, and my new slippers are lovely, and my gloves will do, though they aren't as nice as I'd like.
Later, and when he grew older and married a young wife, the doctor often talked to her
of the hours spent with the sick woman and expressed a good many things he had been un- able to express to Elizabeth.
Pontellier, and often she took her
sewing and went over to sit with her
in the afternoons.
She's not taken her
eyes off you since court opened.
Jessie Carr's half-frightened smile took refuge in the trembling shadows of her
dark lashes; Christie Carr stiffened slightly, and looked straight before her
We suspect Miss Hepzibah, moreover, of taking a step upward into a chair, in order to give heedful regard to her
appearance on all sides, and at full length, in the oval, dingy-framed toilet-glass, that hangs above her
Again, at the first instant of perceiving that thin visage, and the slight deformity of the figure, she pressed her
infant to her
bosom with so convulsive a force that the poor babe uttered another cry of pain.
The beautifully arched and glossy neck was now straight, and lank, and fallen in; the clean straight legs and delicate fetlocks were swelled; the joints were grown out of shape with hard work; the face, that was once so full of spirit and life, was now full of suffering, and I could tell by the heaving of her
sides, and her
frequent cough, how bad her
She was a wrinkled-up and wizened personage--she must have been eighty--and as she mumbled the grim story through her
toothless gums, she seemed a very old witch to them.
master, as she stopped and looked hesitatingly at him.
In fact, he was glad to see her
, glad to hear her
tale; with that adventure of hers
to offer, she was as welcome as a corpse is to a coroner.
Took me, too; took the colonels, the captains, the women, the children, and the dumb brutes; took Buffalo Bill, and all his scouts; took the garrison - to the last man; and in forty-eight hours the Indian encampment was hers
, illustrious old Thunder-Bird and all.