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One discovered that money couldn't keep shame and sorrow out of rich people's houses, another that, though she was poor, she was a great deal happier, with her youth, health, and good spirits, than a certain fretful, feeble old lady who couldn't enjoy her comforts, a third that, disagreeable as it was to help get dinner, it was harder still to go begging for it and the fourth, that even carnelian rings were not so valuable as good behavior.
As you have no husband, that ring can only have been given by one who hopes to make you his wife
At last a young man, with a good heart and plenty of courage, set out to search for the ring.
While thus speaking Athos regarded with attention the sapphire set with diamonds which had taken, on D'Artagnan's finger, the place of the queen's ring, carefully kept in a casket.
They were telling one another of all the places where they had been waddling about all the morning, and what good food they had found; and one said in a pitiful tone: 'Something lies heavy on my stomach; as I was eating in haste I swallowed a ring which lay under the queen's window.
Please Your Worship," answered the man-at-arms, "a merry fair is held there today, and a great wrestling match, to which many folk have come, for a prize hath been offered of a pipe of red wine, a fair golden ring, and a pair of gloves, all of which go to the best wrestler.
When I look out at the window again she is gone, but I shall ring for her to-morrow at two sharp.
If you want any medicine, you must ring the night-bell.
That a man bets ten dollars at the ring side that I win against six dollars another man is betting that I lose.
Yes," replied the Raccoon, "and I hear quite a number of tales on your ring.
As she spoke, Rose offered a little ring to each cousin, and the boys, seeing how sincere she was, obeyed her.
She proffered it to Miss Reade and, as the latter took it into her singularly slender, beautiful hand, I saw a ring on her third finger.