, sir,' said I, still desiring to spare my aunt, 'that it is not the custom here, if an articled clerk were particularly useful, and made himself a perfect master of his profession' - I could not help blushing, this looked so like praising myself - 'I suppose
it is not the custom, in the later years of his time, to allow him any -'
To be less abstract - Let us suppose
a game of draughts where the pieces are reduced to four kings, and where, of course, no oversight is to be expected.
That's what the murderer and the suicide can always hope--I suppose
As you may easily suppose
, plenty of superstitions and scandals have followed in the track of the Spaniard's curse; and no doubt, as you would put it, any accident happening to this Cornish family would be connected with it by rural credulity.
The theory of society supposes
the existence and sovereignty of these.
we never quite understand why another dislikes what we like, mother," said Mary, rather curtly.
The intensely literary keeping, as well as quality, of the story I suppose
is what formed its highest fascination for me; but that effect of great world which it imparts to the reader, making him citizen, and, if he will, leading citizen of it, was what helped turn my head.
Not exactly regally lovely, of course--it wouldn't do, I suppose
, for a minister to have a regally lovely wife, because it might set a bad example.
But there is no reason to suppose
that he is deriding them, any more than he is deriding the phenomena of love or of enthusiasm in the Symposium, or of oracles in the Apology, or of divine intimations when he is speaking of the daemonium of Socrates.
Now, my little pilgrims, suppose
you begin again, not in play, but in earnest, and see how far on you can get before Father comes home.
He didn't, I suppose
, for the same reason that he never published the book.
There were some passengers to get off, which caused the flier to stop, I suppose