There was an immediate dispersal for these restoratives, and she softly laid the patient on a sofa, and tended
her with great skill and gentleness: calling her "my precious
I followed the young woman, and we soon came to a very neat little cottage with cheerful bow-windows: in front of it, a small square gravelled court or garden full of flowers, carefully tended
, and smelling deliciously.
So, in my case; all the work, near and afar, that tended
to the end, had been accomplished; and in an instant the blow was struck, and the roof of my stronghold dropped upon me.
At this time the senior deacon was taken dangerously ill, and, being a childless widower, he was tended
night and day by some of the younger brethren or sisters.
We have wandered in a distant land to search for a Flower to be a gift to a king, and in our searching we have trampled down a Swazi garden, and yonder are some of those who tended
it"--and he pointed to the captives--"and without are the cattle that ploughed it.
Awake My fairest, my espous'd, my latest found, Heav'ns last best gift, my ever new delight, Awake, the morning shines, and the fresh field Calls us, we lose the prime, to mark how spring Our tended
Plants, how blows the Citron Grove, What drops the Myrrhe, & what the balmie Reed, How Nature paints her colours, how the Bee Sits on the Bloom extracting liquid sweet.
A circumstance which greatly tended
to enhance the tyranny of the nobility, and the sufferings of the inferior classes, arose from the consequences of the Conquest by Duke William of Normandy.
Save a herdsman, who seemed to have caught something of the nature and expression of the beasts he tended
, they met no one until they approached the village, where, on the brow of an acclivity, masculine humanity appeared in the shape of two curates: one tall, thin, close-shaven, with a book under his arm, and his neck craned forward; the other middle-sized, robust, upright, and aggressive, with short black whiskers, and an air of protest against such notions as that a clergyman may not marry, hunt, play cricket, or share the sports of honest laymen.
It was but a word or two that I could catch, and yet I gathered some important news, for besides other scraps that tended
to the same purpose, this whole clause was audible: "Not another man of them'll jine.
I then said to the queen, "since I was now her majesty's most humble creature and vassal, I must beg the favour, that Glumdalclitch, who had always tended
me with so much care and kindness, and understood to do it so well, might be admitted into her service, and continue to be my nurse and instructor.
Raoul went on making this strange sort of remarks which corresponded so intimately and logically with the preoccupation of his brain and which, at the same time, tended
to persuade many people that his mind was unhinged.
The prospect of success seemed very small; and most people would have thought that Captain Phips was as far from having money enough to build a "fair brick house" as he was while he tended