When I came to myself again and began to listen, I perceived that I had lost another chapter
, and that Alisande had wandered a long way off with her people.
The translator of this history, when he comes to write this fifth chapter
, says that he considers it apocryphal, because in it Sancho Panza speaks in a style unlike that which might have been expected from his limited intelligence, and says things so subtle that he does not think it possible he could have conceived them; however, desirous of doing what his task imposed upon him, he was unwilling to leave it untranslated, and therefore he went on to say:
As Grandfather was a great admirer of the apostle Eliot, he was glad to comply with the earnest request which Laurence had made at the close of the last chapter
His father was less inquisitive; but when the time came for the chapter
from the Bible which was always read before evening prayers, the Vicar observed to Mrs Clare
Fleming, who had been headmaster for the quarter of a century, was become too deaf to continue his work to the greater glory of God; and when one of the livings on the outskirts of the city fell vacant, with a stipend of six hundred a year, the Chapter
offered it to him in such a manner as to imply that they thought it high time for him to retire.
13, verse 18, of the Apocalypse, it is said:
Sir Walter in the same circumstances gets out of the room by making his love-scenes take place between the end of one chapter
and the beginning of the next, but he could afford to do anything, and the small fry must e'en to their task, moan the dog as he may.
Well, Miss Grey, if it's all the same to you, I should like to hear that chapter
in the First Epistle of St.
Composed as the story was, in advance, chapter
, he nevertheless saw and developed an opening that increased the power of it, though it necessitated twenty thousand additional words.
All of which is duly narrated in that first book of his, in the chapter
entitled "The Tyranny of Labour.
Rose liked to read aloud, and gladly gave him the chapter
in "Nicholas Nickleby" where the Miss Kenwigses take their French lesson.
If you don't ag ree with this view, and if you are dying to be done with me and my narrative, pass on to the next chapter
by all means!