But then, you see, I had firmly realised this, that she would sooner recover
from our separation than from our marriage; that her love for me, pretty and poignant and dramatic while it lasted, was a book- born, book-fed dream, which must die soon or late,--the sooner the better for the peace of the dreams that in the course of nature would soon spring up to take its place.
Even should I break one of them with my first blow, for I figured that he would attempt to ward off the cudgel, he could reach out and annihilate me with the others before I could recover
for a second attack.
As the years pass on we shall gradually recover
Phips went to the place in a small vessel, hoping that he should be able to recover
some of the treasure from the wreck.
However, I overbore his objections by appealing to my lameness; from which I assured the natives I should speedily recover
if Toby were permitted to obtain the supplies I needed.
Edgar Caswall was the first to recover
from the interruption of the falling kite.
If he were to make a discovery to the contrary, he would be simply stunned--would never recover
himself, most likely, except to gasp and die.
Just then he was only anxious to get away as quickly as possible from places where people were killing one another, to some peaceful refuge where he could recover
himself, rest, and think over all the strange new facts he had learned; but on reaching Orel he immediately fell ill.
Your son has been stolen," continued the voice, "and I alone may help you to recover
I hope the poor fellow will soon recover
," Lady Anselman declared.
Go and fetch vinegar, mademoiselle," said Cornelius; "we will bathe his temples, and he will recover
He turned suddenly pale while we were talking; and I thought he was going to be taken ill; he made light of it, and seemed to recover