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We took leave of our old schoolroom, our bedr ooms, the room where our mother died, the little study where our father used to settle his accounts and write his letters -- feeling toward them, in our forlorn condition, as other girls might have felt at parting with old friends.
But Joe, taking it up carefully with both hands, like a bird's-nest with eggs in it, wouldn't hear of parting with that piece of property, and persisted in standing talking over it in a most uncomfortable way.
Ah, so do I, George," the old lady returns, shaking her head and parting her folded hands.
To Dorothea, still in that time of youth when the eyes with their long full lashes look out after their rain of tears unsoiled and unwearied as a freshly opened passion-flower, that morning's parting with Will Ladislaw seemed to be the close of their personal relations.
But, after ten days of comradeship, came the parting.
The Arctic expedition is to blame, my dear lady--not the captain--for parting man and wife.
There are questions and answers, exchanges of joy or sorrow, there are kissings and partings, just as between little children with all their senses.
Thus our parting daily loseth Something of its bitter pain, And while learning this hard lesson, My great loss becomes my gain.
Could he have thought himself encouraged, his looks and language at parting would have been different.
Diana intimated that this would be a different parting from any they had ever yet known.
She might desire, I thought, after receiving my communication, to send some parting word by me to her unhappy lover.
We'll think not of the parting ways As long as dawn delays.