my father years ago, and he sent me a polite note this afternoon, saying he hoped I would allow him to express his friendly feeling toward my children by sending them a few trifles in honor of the day.
Carton, to have made you more unhappy than you were before you knew
I lied to the dear man, simply because I couldn't bear the idea of him being deprived of the only gratification his big, ascetic, gaunt body ever knew
This was the light in which it appeared to those who knew
the family, long before you returned to it; and Colonel Wallis had his eye upon your father enough to be sensible of it, though he did not then visit in Camden Place; but his regard for Mr Elliot gave him an interest in watching all that was going on there, and when Mr Elliot came to Bath for a day or two, as he happened to do a little before Christmas, Colonel Wallis made him acquainted with the appearance of things, and the reports beginning to prevail.
But before he went (as he had come) I was the one woman in the world who knew
I had no sympathy for Blanche Stroeve, but knew
that it would only pain poor Dirk if I told him exactly what I thought of her.
I saw they'd got to the agrarian laws of Caius Gracchus, and I wondered if they knew
anything about the agrarian troubles in Ireland.
Marya Dmitrievna, who knew
how the prince had received the Rostovs, pretended not to notice how upset Natasha was and jested resolutely and loudly at table with the count and the other guests.
When Tantripp was brushing my hair the other day, she said that Sir James's man knew
this, as did his father and mother and brother, for they had smelled the unmistakable burnt-meat smell, and Terrence, in his rage of knowledge, had even attacked Mogom the house-boy, and been reprimanded and cuffed by Mister Haggin, who had not smelled and did not understand, and who had always to impress discipline on all creatures under his roof-tree.
The head of the department did them the honor of waiting upon them himself--or did Joe the honor, as she well knew
, for she had noted the open-mouthed awe of the elevator boy who brought them up.
HE had followed the trail of his fleeing people for eleven days, and his pursuit had been in itself a flight; for behind him he knew
full well were the dreaded Russians, toiling through the swampy lowlands and over the steep divides, bent on no less than the extermination of all his people.