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Although More was so merry and witty, religion got a strong hold upon him, and at one time he thought of becoming a monk.
The whole thing took indeed more nights than one, but on the first occasion the same lady put another question.
It grati- fied all the vicious vanity that was in him; and so, instead of winning him, it only "set him up" the more and made him the more diligent to avoid betraying that he knew she was about.
Yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophetess--a uncommon pretty young woman."
I knew 'twas a spring draf' goin' home, for there's no rig'mint hereabouts, more's the pity."
Now that was better than a dozen sermons on the beauty of forgiveness, and did Charlie more good, for it showed him how sweet humility was, and proved that Rose practised as she preached.
Well, the King, it appears, was wishful to see Hieland swordsmanship; and my father and three more were chosen out and sent to London town, to let him see it at the best.
'If women are only true to themselves!--But Betsy isn't, and more's the shame and pity.'
Instead of a man who had more cunning than honest folks could come by, and, what was worse, had not the inclination to use that cunning in a neighbourly way, it was now apparent that Silas had not cunning enough to keep his own.
A father could not be more delighted at the return of an only son, the child of his old age, after ten years' absence in a foreign country and after having gone through much hardship.
I forgot that I had crippled Jose, but remembered with my words, and wondered the more where he was.
Crummles, the country manager and actor, cannot be more than forty-three, or forty-four years of age.