It was a cheerful, hopeful letter, full of lively descriptions of camp life, marches, and military news, and only at the end did the writer's heart over-flow with fatherly love
and longing for the little girls at home.
If I were young and in love
with a man," said Mademoiselle, turning on the stool and pressing her wiry hands between her knees as she looked down at Edna, who sat on the floor holding the letter, "it seems to me he would have to be some grand esprit; a man with lofty aims and ability to reach them; one who stood high enough to attract the notice of his fellow-men.
It is so hard to talk with John about my case, because he is so wise, and because he loves
The public is despotic in its temper; it is capable of denying common justice when too strenuously demanded as a right; but quite as frequently it awards more than justice, when the appeal is made, as despots love
to have it made, entirely to its generosity.
Generally it is the custom for the speech at a veselija to be taken out of one of the books and learned by heart; but in his youthful days Dede Antanas used to be a scholar, and really make up all the love
letters of his friends.
No, sir, it was for my mother and my sisters,--it was because I hadn't a friend to love
me on earth.
We would fain take that walk, never yet taken by us through this actual world, which is perfectly symbolical of the path which we love
to travel in the interior and ideal world; and sometimes, no doubt, we find it difficult to choose our direction, because it does not yet exist distinctly in our idea.
I don't know, Marse Tom, it's one of her words; she loves
the big ones, you know, and I pick them up from her; they sound good and I can't help it.
The Bonanza king of the Black Forest lives to a good old age, blessed with the love
of his wife and of his twenty-seven children, and the still sweeter envy of everybody around.
Huldah Meserve had an instinctive love
of fun which appealed to Rebecca; she also had a fascinating knowledge of the world, from having visited her married sisters in Milltown and Portland; but on the other hand there was a certain sharpness and lack of sympathy in Huldah which repelled rather than attracted.
I loved them with a love stronger than any thing I have experienced since.
to find fault with me, you know in a jokeit is all a joke.