Owing to this education, if it really deserved such a name, she had superficial accomplishments
, superficially acquired--principles that scarce extended beyond the retenue and morals of her sex--tastes that had been imbibed from questionable models--and hopes that proceeded from a false estimate of the very false position into which she had been accidentally and suddenly thrown.
too, begin to fade--I can neither sing so well nor Dance so gracefully as I once did--and I have entirely forgot the MINUET DELA COUR.
Inform the king that I thank him for his obedience to the wishes of the queen-mother, and that I will do everything for the accomplishment
of his will.
Merit and good works, is the end of man's motion; and conscience of the same is the accomplishment
of man's rest.
The Frenchmen, and they alone, having had ocular proof of the accomplishment
of the daring project, naturally became Dr.
Well, now, there is one very excellent, necessary, and womanly accomplishment
that no girl should be without, for it is a help to rich and poor, and the comfort of families depends upon it.
In the first place, I have a very low idea of the importance of oratory as an intellectual accomplishment
However, the thing must be done, and I reckon for its accomplishment
upon your courage as much as upon your skill.
I have written the present volume because I have found no other that, to my mind, combines satisfactory accomplishment
of these ends with a selection of authors sufficiently limited for clearness and with adequate accuracy and fulness of details, biographical and other.
It was in those days rather a rare accomplishment
, and led to her engagement with the orthodox Miss Pinkerton.
Crisparkle sat down by the china shepherdess; Edwin Drood gallantly furled and unfurled Miss Twinkleton's fan; and that lady passively claimed that sort of exhibitor's proprietorship in the accomplishment
on view, which Mr.
I had made her a receptacle of lurid things, but there was an odd recognition of my superiority--my accomplishments
and my function-- in her patience under my pain.