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Whether my medical friend's admiration of my satirical sketches led him into talking about them in public with too little reserve; or whether the servants at home found private means of watching me in my moments of Art-study, I know not: but that some one betrayed me, and that the discovery of my illicit manufacture of caricatures was actually communicated even to the grandmotherly head and fount of the family honor, is a most certain and lamentable matter of fact.
Their fears were allayed and Tarzan now found himself often in the role of nursemaid to a tiny anthropoid-- an avocation which he found by no means irksome, since Gazan was a never-failing fount of surprises and entertainment.
The third draught that I craved from the fount of knowledge was enlightenment concerning the character known as A Man About Town.
The blessed woman was an unfailing fount of power to me.
he cried in a transport, "you are a fount of goodness, purity, sense .
The twins no longer derive their sustenance from Nature's founts - in short,' said Mr.
Throw me into this, the empty one, no dinner, and Nature's founts in some poor woman, dried by starving misery and rendered obdurate to claims for which her offspring HAS authority in holy mother Eve.
He looked at her often, when the routine work of the day was going on, the question he could not ask her tickling at the founts of speech--Was she going riding next Sunday?
Actually was he hungry when he had megapode eggs, and the well-nigh dried founts of saliva and of internal digestive juices were stimulated to flow again at contemplation of a megapode egg prepared for the eating.
Their stringy muscles seemed founts of inexhaustible energy.
However, Ron was a fount of both knowledge and friendly advice to this whippersnapper, not to mention endless stories of past adventures, recounted in his office when I should probably have been doing something more industrious.
As a courtier once explained to me regarding royal honours,'The Queen is the fount of all honours.