I had sufficient leisure for these and many other reflections during my journey to Ingolstadt, which was long and fatiguing.
Such were my reflections during the first two or three days of my residence at Ingolstadt, which were chiefly spent in becoming acquainted with the localities and the principal residents in my new abode.
She, who had seen her week after week so constantly suffering, oppressed by anguish of heart which she had neither courage to speak of, nor fortitude to conceal, now saw with a joy, which no other could equally share, an apparent composure of mind, which, in being the result as she trusted of serious reflection
, must eventually lead her to contentment and cheerfulness.
With that comforting reflection
, he drew out a battered tin cash-box from the inner recesses of the drawer, and locked up the stolen correspondence to bide its time.
My lover had been at the gates of death, and at the very brink of eternity; and, it seems, had been struck with a due remorse, and with sad reflections
upon his past life of gallantry and levity; and among the rest, criminal correspondence with me, which was neither more nor less than a long-continued life of adultery, and represented itself as it really was, not as it had been formerly thought by him to be, and he looked upon it now with a just and religious abhorrence.
One would have thought I could not have had the least reflection
upon my mind of my circumstances while I was making this boat, but I should have immediately thought how I should get it into the sea; but my thoughts were so intent upon my voyage over the sea in it, that I never once considered how I should get it off the land: and it was really, in its own nature, more easy for me to guide it over forty-five miles of sea than about forty-five fathoms of land, where it lay, to set it afloat in the water.
He dismissed the subject from his mind, however, with the consolatory reflection
that time alone would show; and this is the reflection
we would impress upon the reader.
These bitter accusations might have been suppressed, had I, with greater policy, concealed my struggles, and flattered you into the belief of my being impelled by unqualified, unalloyed inclination; by reason, by reflection
, by everything.
A very thin and very agile person may, by observing his reflection
in a rapid sequence of longitudinal strips, obtain a fairly accurate conception of his looks.
Surely a moment's reflection
, and a single instance from common life, must convince every one that our whole social system is based upon Regularity, or Equality of Angles.
One consolatory reflection
upon her conduct had occurred to her at the first moment of the final rupture, and when now she recalled all the past, she remembered that one reflection
Do not let any reflection
fall on the principles or the care of the friends who brought me up.