For the Preacher loved life, and did not want to die, saying, 'For a living dog is better than a dead lion.
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 wherever I found living things, there heard I also the language of obedience.
An attempt and a risk seemed all commanding unto me; and whenever it commandeth, the living thing risketh itself thereby.
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 beings.
Forlorn and disowned, sorely tried and sadly changed--her beauty faded, her mind clouded--robbed of her station in the world, of her place among living creatures--the devotion I had promised, the devotion of my whole heart and soul and strength, might be laid blamelessly now at those dear feet.
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.
Yet he who objected to call the extinct genera, which thus linked the living genera of three families together, intermediate in character, would be justified, as they are intermediate, not directly, but only by a long and circuitous course through many widely different forms.
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
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.
Wherefore, if there be meaning at all to our living
, we must make the tribe strong.