I did not confine my lodging to it, but often reposed in thick cane-brakes, to avoid the savages, who, I believe, often visited my camp, but fortunately
for me, in my absence.
for him, Highbury, including Randalls in the same parish, and Donwell Abbey in the parish adjoining, the seat of Mr.
he had a younger brother who was more promising.
She was slender, and apparently scarcely past girlhood: an admirable form, and the most exquisite little face that I have ever had the pleasure of beholding; small features, very fair; flaxen ringlets, or rather golden, hanging loose on her delicate neck; and eyes, had they been agreeable in expression, that would have been irresistible: fortunately
for my susceptible heart, the only sentiment they evinced hovered between scorn and a kind of desperation, singularly unnatural to be detected there.
However, I saw nothing strange upon my voyage, saving some fish that were full two hundred cubits long, but were fortunately
more in dread of us than even we were of them, and fled from us if we did but strike upon a board to frighten them.
We were fortunately
not above a stone's cast from the sea, and could therefore have retreated to our bark had we found ourselves reduced to extremities.
, the reader may remember, or may not remember-- fortunately
we have promised not to lose sight of him.
The first risk that Dantes ran was, that the jailer, when he brought him his supper at seven o'clock, might perceive the change that had been made; fortunately
, twenty times at least, from misanthropy or fatigue, Dantes had received his jailer in bed, and then the man placed his bread and soup on the table, and went away without saying a word.
We have certainly done our best; and most fortunately
having it in our power to introduce you to very superior society, and, from our connection with Rosings, the frequent means of varying the humble home scene, I think we may flatter ourselves that your Hunsford visit cannot have been entirely irksome.
, the Crows were in a jocose, rather than a sanguinary mood.
The crisis called for decision, and fortunately
the old lady, who had already witnessed so many vicissitudes, had still sufficient energy to direct their proceedings.
, I managed to draw back unseen, and, taking care to stamp heavily with my sea-boots at the foot of the cabin stairs, I made my second entry.