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I told him he had complained of our being willing to let him go back alone, and I was now about to tell him we designed he should not go back at all.
You must go back to your husband's house immediately.
for she had begun to cry); "I would not go back to the old times if I earned twice as much, so that is settled, little woman.
You must promise me that, Raoul, even if I refuse; for I feel that, if I go back this time, I shall perhaps never return.
I told him that those unhappy distresses which first moved him to a generous and an honest friendship for me, would, I hope, move him to a little concern for me now, though the criminal part of our correspondence, which I believed neither of us intended to fall into at the time, was broken off; that I desired to repent as sincerely as he had done, but entreated him to put me in some condition that I might not be exposed to the temptations which the devil never fails to excite us to from the frightful prospect of poverty and distress; and if he had the least apprehensions of my being troublesome to him, I begged he would put me in a posture to go back to my mother in Virginia, from when he knew I came, and that would put an end to all his fears on that account.
I must go back to New York to arrange for the goods we'll have to take with us.
But as years went by, there came a time when the gods settled that he should go back to Ithaca; even then, however, when he was among his own people, his troubles were not yet over; nevertheless all the gods had now begun to pity him except Neptune, who still persecuted him without ceasing and would not let him get home.
But, when they saw the eggs, all desire to advance departed from the warriors, and they turned and fled madly into the cavern, and refused to go back again.
Now, if I am obliged to go back without a glimpse of him - I only want a glimpse - well
They would not allow him to go back into the valley, and harm would certainly come to both him and me, if he remained much longer on the beach.
I didn't want to go back there--it would seem like going back into the chill and dreariness of the old life again.
Depend upon it, Marilla, she'll cool off in a week or so and be ready enough to go back of her own accord, that's what, while, if you were to make her go back right off, dear knows what freak or tantrum she'd take next and make more trouble than ever.