When, therefore, the morning of the twelfth day had now come, Phoebus Apollo spoke among the immortals saying, "You gods ought to be ashamed of yourselves; you are cruel and hard-hearted
There were no foreclosures of mortgages, no protested notes, no bills payable, no debts of honour in Typee; no unreasonable tailors and shoemakers perversely bent on being paid; no duns of any description and battery attorneys, to foment discord, backing their clients up to a quarrel, and then knocking their heads together; no poor relations, everlastingly occupying the spare bed-chamber, and diminishing the elbow room at the family table; no destitute widows with their children starving on the cold charities of the world; no beggars; no debtors' prisons; no proud and hard-hearted
nabobs in Typee; or to sum up all in one word--no Money
Maddison is a clever fellow; I do not wish to displace him, provided he does not try to displace me; but it would be simple to be duped by a man who has no right of creditor to dupe me, and worse than simple to let him give me a hard-hearted
, griping fellow for a tenant, instead of an honest man, to whom I have given half a promise already.
The rude mountains and rugged ravines softened into beautiful hills, and intervening meadows, with rivulets winding through fresh herbage, and sparkling and murmuring over gravelly beds, the whole forming a verdant and pastoral scene, which derived additional charms from being locked up in the bosom of such a hard-hearted
Anne was shewn some letters of his on the occasion, answers to urgent applications from Mrs Smith, which all breathed the same stern resolution of not engaging in a fruitless trouble, and, under a cold civility, the same hard-hearted
indifference to any of the evils it might bring on her.
Very well, you ungrateful, naughty, hard-hearted
I think you're a very hard-hearted
, cruel, selfish girl.
Poor little half-and-half," said Solomon, who was not really hard-hearted
, "you will never be able to fly again, not even on windy days.
Perhaps it was at that moment he realised most completely and clearly the curious thing which had come to him - to him of all men, hard-hearted
, material, an utter stranger in the world of feminine things.
You cannot be quite so hard-hearted
as you try to seem, Mr.
But as I cannot hope for a wholly sympathetic audience--as there may be monks, misogynists, political economists, and other professedly hard-hearted
persons present among those whom I now address--I think it best to keep to safe generalities, and to describe my love-making in as few sentences as the vast, though soft, importance of the subject will allow me to use.
and he banged his fist down on the unoffending pillow as if he were pommelling the hard-hearted