And she saw Violet and Peony,--indeed, she looked more at them than at the image,--she saw the two children still at work; Peony bringing fresh snow, and Violet applying it to the figure as scientifically as a sculptor adds
clay to his model.
Had our place and our property," he adds
, "been fairly captured, I should have preferred it; I should not feel as if I were disgraced.
Indeed, he caught himself thinking that he knew very little whatever of his son; but he distinctly remembered an unsatisfied, dough-faced youth who took delight in "calling down the old man" and reducing his mother to tears - such a person as adds
to the gaiety of public rooms and hotel piazzas, where the ingenuous young of the wealthy play with or revile the bell-boys.
The game-keeper adds
that within a few minutes of his seeing Mr.
Nay, Seneca adds
niceness and satiety: Cogita quamdiu eadem feceris; mori velle, non tantum fortis aut miser, sed etiam fastidiosus potest.
I do think," she went on, addressing both men, that the imprevu adds
to one's enjoyment.
So that when Socrates, in Plato's Republic, says that a city is necessarily composed of four sorts of people, he speaks elegantly but not correctly, and these are, according to him, weavers, husbandmen, shoe-makers, and builders; he then adds
, as if these were not sufficient, smiths, herdsmen for what cattle are necessary, and also merchants and victuallers, and these are by way of appendix to his first list; as if a city was established for necessity, and not happiness, or as if a shoe-maker and a husbandman were equally useful.
On being removed from this perilous situation, it was discovered that he had suffered no injury but several bruises, and we are happy to add
, is now doing well.
Our decision should be speedy," said Duncan, gladly availing himself of this change of humor, to press the more important objects of their interview; "I cannot conceal from you, sir, that the camp will not be much longer tenable; and I am sorry to add
, that things appear no better in the fort; more than half the guns are bursted.
the day of the month and the year, then take Smith's left hand on another glass strip, and add
name and date and the words "left hand.
I could say so much more about this, so much more about George, if I might only give my thoughts and my pen their own way; but I must leave Miss Garth (at her own special request) a blank space to fill up on the last page of this letter; and I must only add
one word more before I say good-by -- a word to warn you that I have another surprise in store, which I am keeping in reserve until we meet.
to all this, Cedric had fasted since noon, and his usual supper hour was long past, a cause of irritation common to country squires, both in ancient and modern times.