For the Preacher loved life, and did not want to die, saying, 'For a living dog is better than a dead lion.' He preferred the vanity and vexation to the silence and unmovableness of the grave.
Life, when it knows that it must cease living, will always rebel.
Finding that my fellow-citizens were not likely to offer me any room in the court house, or any curacy or living
anywhere else, but I must shift for myself, I turned my face more exclusively than ever to the woods, where I was better known.
"But with such ideas what motive have you for living
? One would sit without moving, undertaking nothing...."
I lived for men on the pretext of living
for God, while she lived for God imagining that she lives for men.
But wherever I found living
things, there heard I also the language of obedience.
Alive, with the poor drawing-master to fight her battle, and to win the way back for her to her place in the world of living
This remark no doubt must be restricted to those groups which have undergone much change in the course of geological ages; and it would be difficult to prove the truth of the proposition, for every now and then even a living
animal, as the Lepidosiren, is discovered having affinities directed towards very distinct groups.
So he told his wife, Aunt Em, of his trouble, and she first cried a little and then said that they must be brave and do the best they could, and go away somewhere and try to earn an honest living
. But they were getting old and feeble and she feared that they could not take care of Dorothy as well as they had formerly done.
Norris's situation, and the improvement in Fanny's age, seeming not merely to do away any former objection to their living
together, but even to give it the most decided eligibility; and as his own circumstances were rendered less fair than heretofore, by some recent losses on his West India estate, in addition to his eldest son's extravagance, it became not undesirable to himself to be relieved from the expense of her support, and the obligation of her future provision.
What does your wife want?' 'Ah!' said the fisherman, 'she says that when I had caught you, I ought to have asked you for something before I let you go; she does not like living
any longer in the pigsty, and wants a snug little cottage.' 'Go home, then,' said the fish; 'she is in the cottage already!' So the man went home, and saw his wife standing at the door of a nice trim little cottage.
Wherefore, if there be meaning at all to our living
, we must make the tribe strong.