References in classic literature ?
"It hasn't anything to do with Miss Reade, so I think you might tell us."
"I think Sara is just as mean as mean when she won't tell us."
I know I would if I were free, only I don't want to be free My dear, this quite upset me, and I feel I cannot write of happiness just at once, after telling you of it,and I don't wish to tell of the number Three until it can be all happy.
"Tell that guy on the other bench," she said, with a happy, tremulous laugh, "that his girl wants him."
But what I particularly want you to know, and why I have resolved to tell you so much while I am afraid it may make you a little uncomfortable without occasion, is this.
I am sure Captain Jim could not tell a lie; and besides, all the people about here say that everything happened as he relates it.
Wife.--But then do you not tell God thankee for that too?
Wrench loosed him in here and then came up to tell me.'
"I have come, sir," replied Telemachus, "to see if you can tell me anything about my father.
And then he goes on to tell of the astonishment of everybody who saw it; and what his wife said, when he got home, and of what Joe Buggles thought about it.
"Dear Spring, will you listen, and help a poor little Spirit, who seeks far and wide for the Fire-Spirits' home?" cried Ripple; and then told why she was there, and begged her to tell what she sought.
When we were together he began to talk very gravely to me, and to tell me he did not bring me there to betray me; that his passion for me would not suffer him to abuse me; that he resolved to marry me as soon as he came to his estate; that in the meantime, if I would grant his request, he would maintain me very honourably; and made me a thousand protestations of his sincerity and of his affection to me; and that he would never abandon me, and as I may say, made a thousand more preambles than he need to have done.