Take my life if thou wilt, and say, the Jew, amidst his tortures, knew how to disappoint
They might have made her unhappy had they found her happy, but as hopeless discontent was her normal state, and enjoyment but a rare accident, recriminatory passages with her father only put her into a bad humor, and did not in the least disappoint
or humiliate her.
I sent round to him this morning on chance and he promised faithfully not to disappoint
We most earnestly recommend to you calmness and unanimity in this great and weighty affair, that the union may be brought to a happy conclusion, being the only EFFECTUAL way to secure our present and future happiness, and disappoint
the designs of our and your enemies, who will doubtless, on this occasion, USE THEIR UTMOST ENDEAVORS TO PREVENT OR DELAY THIS UNION.
No qualification of wealth, of birth, of religious faith, or of civil profession is permitted to fetter the judgement or disappoint
the inclination of the people.
I promised this trimming to Anna to remember me by, and I would not disappoint
the dear girl for the world.
Alick said everybody was gone to church "but th' young missis"--so he called Dinah--but this did not disappoint
Adam, although the "everybody" was so liberal as to include Nancy the dairymaid, whose works of necessity were not unfrequently incompatible with church-going.
It was not in the nature of the Frenchman to disappoint
expectations so confidently formed; although he cat looking down the precipice which fronted him, as Richard turned his leaders into the quarry, with a pair of eyes that stood out like those of lobsters.