Then, gasping for breath, did Hester Prynne clutch the fatal token, instinctively endeavouring to tear it away, so infinite was the torture inflicted by the intelligent
touch of Pearl's baby-hand.
This same gentleman, having heard of the fame of George's invention, took a ride over to the factory, to see what this intelligent
chattel had been about.
I hear of a convention to be held at Baltimore, or elsewhere, for the selection of a candidate for the Presidency, made up chiefly of editors, and men who are politicians by profession; but I think, what is it to any independent, intelligent
, and respectable man what decision they may come to?
I not only watched this tournament from day to day, but detailed an intelligent
priest from my Department of Public Morals and Agriculture, and ordered him to report it; for it was my purpose by and by, when I should have gotten the people along far enough, to start a newspaper.
He was a homely, freckled, sandy-haired young fellow, with an intelligent
blue eye that had frankness and comradeship in it and a covert twinkle of a pleasant sort.
She can be perfectly ignorant of a subject,' said Miss Maxwell to Adam Ladd, "but entirely intelligent
the moment she has a clue.
what longings after freedom took possession of his breast, and how his misery augmented, in proportion as he grew reflective and intelligent
,--thus demonstrating that a happy slave is an extinct man
She had been a friend and companion such as few possessed: intelligent
, wellinformed, useful, gentle, knowing all the ways of the family, interested in all its concerns, and peculiarly interested in herself, in every pleasure, every scheme of hers one to whom she could speak every thought as it arose, and who had such an affection for her as could never find fault.
Next morning, Miss Scatcherd wrote in conspicuous characters on a piece of pasteboard the word "Slattern," and bound it like a phylactery round Helen's large, mild, intelligent
, and benign- looking forehead.
What a sane man should be doing carrying about with him a woman's petticoat and silk stockings, may well be a puzzle to the most intelligent
All which evils, and many more that I say nothing of, would be removed if there were some intelligent
and sensible person at the capital to examine all plays before they were acted, not only those produced in the capital itself, but all that were intended to be acted in Spain; without whose approval, seal, and signature, no local magistracy should allow any play to be acted.
IT IS not a new observation that the people of any country (if, like the Americans, intelligent
and wellinformed) seldom adopt and steadily persevere for many years in an erroneous opinion respecting their interests.