An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
He has got no good red blood in his body, said Sir James. No. Somebody put a drop under a magnifying-glass and it was all semicolons and parentheses, said Mrs. Cadwallader.
It is offensive to tell a lady when she is expressing her amazement at your skill, that she is altogether mistaken and rather foolish in her amazement.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
My own experience and development deepen every day my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.