I don't believe any of you suffer as I do," cried Amy, "for you don't have to go to school with impertinent girls, who plague you if you don't know
your lessons, and laugh at your dresses, and label your father if he isn't rich, and insult you when your nose isn't nice.
I did not know
, I did not mean any harm,' they think it is all right.
The servant said I could do so, if you came that way, but that you let yourself in sometimes with your own key by the back-garden gate; and if you did this, she would take care to let you know
of my visit.
this is a confidence," she modestly said, after a little hesitation, and in earnest tears, "I know
you would say this to no one else.
The poor gentleman has no way of showing that he is a gentleman but by virtue, by being affable, well-bred, courteous, gentle-mannered, and kindly, not haughty, arrogant, or censorious, but above all by being charitable; for by two maravedis given with a cheerful heart to the poor, he will show himself as generous as he who distributes alms with bell-ringing, and no one that perceives him to be endowed with the virtues I have named, even though he know
him not, will fail to recognise and set him down as one of good blood; and it would be strange were it not so; praise has ever been the reward of virtue, and those who are virtuous cannot fail to receive commendation.
nothing certain; at that period of his life, I lost sight of my young comrade.
the worst consequences will remain; but something may be done, and you can help me.
Of course I, poor little animal, I didn't know
what to make of it, and I was even a little frightened.
I am sure you hear nothing but good of him from Colonel Wallis; and who can know
him better than Colonel Wallis?
this about your own friend, whom you knew so much better yourself, yet you see that even you did not know
how nobly he tried to undo the wrong he had done you; and now I think I know
why he kept it to himself.
I was never a consenting party to that, though I know
as well as I do how Strickland lived," he said tremulously.