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.
quoth he, "mend your manners to your betters
, or, by our Lady, I'll dust your rags for you.
I'd wish for no better
lot than to work under him, and to know that while I was getting my own bread I was taking care of his int'rests.
Certainly let her be as much better
placed in the laws and in social forms as the most zealous reformer can ask, but I confide so entirely in her inspiring and musical nature, that I believe only herself can show us how she shall be served.
I don't like the set he belongs to: they are a narrow ignorant set, and do more to make their neighbors uncomfortable than to make them better
I 'd try to outlive it, and if I could n't, I 'd try to be the better
That dolly has got a real good little heart, and a bright mind of her own, you'd better
SOCRATES: Then he was the better
for the torpedo's touch?
And in the laying of bricks and stones is the just man a more useful or better
partner than the builder?
marriage-breaking than marriage-bending, marriage-lying
In the provision they made for me, it was my good hap to be put to nurse, as they call it, to a woman who was indeed poor but had been in better
circumstances, and who got a little livelihood by taking such as I was supposed to be, and keeping them with all necessaries, till they were at a certain age, in which it might be supposed they might go to service or get their own bread.
I'm little better
than one here, and see as much of the world.