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Whoever touches it should look well to himself, or he may find the bargain to go hard against him, involving, if not his soul, yet many of its better attributes; its sturdy force, its courage and constancy, its truth, its self-reliance, and all that gives the emphasis to manly character.
This, naturally, was declared by several voices to give the thing the utmost price, and our friend, with quiet art, prepared his triumph by turning his eyes over the rest of us and going on: "It's beyond everything.
Seeing now that but a very few moments more would give the Pequod's boats the advantage, and rather than be thus foiled of his game, Derick chose to hazard what to him must have seemed a most unusually long dart, ere the last chance would for ever escape.
Briggs would give you a sovereign every Sunday morning, I would not have you a seven-days' cabman again.
When I shall have married his daughter I will give her ten of the best eunuchs that can be found for her service.
Do not give me anything for my news till he has actually come, you may then give me a shirt and cloak of good wear if you will.
We had no money whatever with which to begin; still we decided to give the needed building a name.
The first part of her lewd life with the young gentleman at Colchester has so many happy turns given it to expose the crime, and warn all whose circumstances are adapted to it, of the ruinous end of such things, and the foolish, thoughtless, and abhorred conduct of both the parties, that it abundantly atones for all the lively description she gives of her folly and wickedness.
It is a kind of natural magic that enables these favored ones to bring out the hidden capabilities of things around them; and particularly to give a look of comfort and habitableness to any place which, for however brief a period, may happen to be their home.
You are in the devil's hands;--he is the strongest, and you must give up
Had he been in his right senses, he could not have thought of such a thing as begging you to give away half your fortune from your own child.
Let us give him the finest present a White Man ever had