It is that of the Collector, our gallant old General, who, after his brilliant military service, subsequently to which he had ruled over a wild Western territory, had come hither, twenty years before, to spend
the decline of his varied and honourable life.
Being considered a man of leisure, du Bousquier led the same parasite life as the chevalier; and he who does not spend
his income is always rich.
My mother answered, 'Your wife still remains in your house, but she is in great distress of mind and spends
her whole time in tears both night and day.
But in maintaining armed men there in place of colonies one spends
much more, having to consume on the garrison all the income from the state, so that the acquisition turns into a loss, and many more are exasperated, because the whole state is injured; through the shifting of the garrison up and down all become acquainted with hardship, and all become hostile, and they are enemies who, whilst beaten on their own ground, are yet able to do hurt.
I say he abides here, but I do not think he is resident above five months out of the twelve; he wanders from land to land, and spends
some part of each winter in town: he frequently brings visitors with him when he comes to shire, and these visitors are often foreigners; sometimes he has a German metaphysician, sometimes a French savant; he had once a dissatisfied and savage-looking Italian, who neither sang nor played, and of whom Frances affirmed that he had "tout l'air d'un conspirateur.
Lord Lundie's at Credence Green now--he spends
his holidays there.
them for a purpose, not in any way for love of thee.
This talk went in at one ear and out at the other, for a boy who spends
his life eating and sleeping does not worry about anything till it actually stares him in the face.
You, who take her part," she said to Mademoiselle Roguin, "watch her carefully, and you will see how she spends
his days flitting through the woods with his shot-gun and his butterfly-net, and his evenings in mounting the many specimens he has acquired.
Persephone, who spends
half her life in the grave--she could interpret it also.
his evenings at her new house with his head against the wall as he used to do in her old one.