It is very possible that he fancied himself there, indeed; for it was plain, from his abstraction, that he saw not the book-stall, nor the street, nor the boys, nor, in short, anything but the book itself: which he was reading straight through: turning over the leaf when he got to the bottom of a page, beginning at the top line of the next one, and going regularly
on, with the greatest interest and eagerness.
Modern research has much diminished the number of supposed hermaphrodites, and of real hermaphrodites a large number pair; that is, two individuals regularly
unite for reproduction, which is all that concerns us.
Bryce had died abroad--an unsatisfactory affair--and as there seemed little guarantee that the rent would be paid regularly
, he cancelled the agreement, and resumed possession himself.
To this, his new habitation, Tom Cobb, Phil Parkes, and Solomon Daisy went regularly
every night: and in the chimney-corner, they all four quaffed, and smoked, and prosed, and dozed, as they had done of old.
I fancy it was well for me at this period to have got at the four great English reviews, the Edinburgh, the Westminster, the London Quarterly, and the North British, which I read regularly
, as well as Blackwood's Magazine.
That this income was regularly
paid by the active Trustee, Mr.
I was away for nearly a fortnight, corresponding regularly
with my wife and Marian, except during the last three days of my absence, when my movements were too uncertain to enable me to receive letters.
Though Sophia eat but little, yet she was regularly
served with her meals; indeed, I believe, if she had liked any one rarity, that the squire, however angry, would have spared neither pains nor cost to have procured it for her; since, however strange it may appear to some of my readers, he really doated on his daughter, and to give her any kind of pleasure was the highest satisfaction of his life.
She stood with her slender arms hanging down, her scarcely defined bosom rising and falling regularly
, and with bated breath and glittering, frightened eyes gazed straight before her, evidently prepared for the height of joy or misery.
She must be good to the poor and keep her house tidy and be good tempered and go to church regularly
. She must be very handsome and have curly hair.
Never did Harley or Villa feed Jerry; yet it was to them he elected to belong, them he elected to love and serve rather than to the Japanese steward who regularly
Nevertheless, the works advanced regularly
, as the steam-cranes actively removed the rubbish.