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It was only the want of adequate knowledge that could have made it possible for Godfrey deliberately to entertain an unfeeling project: his natural kindness had outlived that blighting time of cruel wishes, and Nancy's praise of him as a husband was not founded entirely on a wilful illusion.
The united efforts of his two unfeeling sisters and of his overpowering friend, assisted by the attractions of Miss Darcy and the amusements of London might be too much, she feared, for the strength of his attachment.
A man of straw," cried Anna, with unfeeling levity; "no such creature in the world, I do assure you
Without making the least objection to the punishment, the Leather-Stocking quietly seated himself on the ground, and suffered his limbs to be laid in the openings, without even a murmur; though he cast one glance about him, in quest of that sympathy that human nature always seems to require under suffering “ but he met no direct manifestations of pity, neither did he see any unfeeling exultation, or hear a single reproachful epithet.
Upon my word," cried Miss Crawford, "you are two of the most disappointing and unfeeling kind friends I ever met with
The old man drooped his head on one side and looked at him with an expression of pain, as if this were an unfeeling jest.
Her voice was as usual, pertinacious, unfeeling, with a slight plaint in it; terrible in its unchanged purpose.
He had, in fact, though his sisters were now doing all they could for him, by calling him "poor Richard," been nothing better than a thick-headed, unfeeling, unprofitable Dick Musgrove, who had never done anything to entitle himself to more than the abbreviation of his name, living or dead.
You'll think me unfeeling, but--but --" Then she became matronly.
But so long accustomed to suppress emotion and keep down reality, so long schooled for her own purposes in that destructive school which shuts up the natural feelings of the heart like flies in amber and spreads one uniform and dreary gloss over the good and bad, the feeling and the unfeeling, the sensible and the senseless, she had subdued even her wonder until now.
It was the cruelest exhibition--the most wanton, the most unfeeling.
Have I not asked you to restrain these unfeeling jokes?