settlings


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I would gladly have sent my husband away to Caroline with all our goods, and have come after myself, but this was impracticable; he would never stir without me, being himself perfectly unacquainted with the country, and with the methods of settling there or anywhere else.
In showing kindness to his cousins therefore he had the real satisfaction of a good heart; and in settling a family of females only in his cottage, he had all the satisfaction of a sportsman; for a sportsman, though he esteems only those of his sex who are sportsmen likewise, is not often desirous of encouraging their taste by admitting them to a residence within his own manor.
How is it," she began, as usual in French, settling down briskly and fussily in the easy chair, "how is it Annette never got married?
We were soon assigned to new quarters, and the balance of the day was devoted to settling ourselves to the changed conditions.