He looks as if he'd like to know us but he's bashful, and Meg is so prim she won't let me speak to him when we pass," said Jo, as the plates went round, and the ice began to melt out of sight, with ohs and ahs of satisfaction
The widow followed their conquering march with a proud eye, and every now and then Rowena said to herself with deep satisfaction
, "And to think they are ours--all ours
Her eagerness to be gone from Norland was preserved from diminution by the evident satisfaction
of her daughter-in-law in the prospect of her removal; a satisfaction
which was but feebly attempted to be concealed under a cold invitation to her to defer her departure.
He handled them, he counted them, till their form and colour were like the satisfaction
of a thirst to him; but it was only in the night, when his work was done, that he drew them out to enjoy their companionship.
But while I realised all this, and, with a veritable aching of the heart at the loss of her, felt a curious satisfaction
at the turn of events, still my own psychology became all the more a puzzle to me, and I asked myself, with some impatience, what I would be at, and what it was I really wanted.
Fix carefully concealed from him his own satisfaction
, for, had he betrayed it, Passepartout could scarcely have restrained himself from personal violence.
There is first to note that, whereas in other principalities the ambition of the nobles and the insolence of the people only have to be contended with, the Roman emperors had a third difficulty in having to put up with the cruelty and avarice of their soldiers, a matter so beset with difficulties that it was the ruin of many; for it was a hard thing to give satisfaction
both to soldiers and people; because the people loved peace, and for this reason they loved the unaspiring prince, whilst the soldiers loved the warlike prince who was bold, cruel, and rapacious, which qualities they were quite willing he should exercise upon the people, so that they could get double pay and give vent to their own greed and cruelty.
Charlotte assured her friend of her satisfaction
in being useful, and that it amply repaid her for the little sacrifice of her time.
Having settled this Point to our satisfaction
, the next we took into consideration was, to determine in what manner we should inform M'Kenrie of the favourable Opinion Janetta entertained of him.
Take care, monsieur," exclaimed De Wardes; "if you do not immediately give me satisfaction
, I will avail myself of every means to revenge myself.
And as it is always pleasing to see a man eat bread, or drink water, in the house or out of doors, so it is always a great satisfaction
to supply these first wants.
Oh, I think we can give you satisfaction
, Miss Antonia.