The good sense of Colonel.
She is clever and agreeable, has all that knowledge of the world which makes conversation easy, and talks very well, with a happy command of language, which is too often used, I believe, to make black appear white.
You know what he thinks of Cowper and Scott.
One cannot creep upon a journey; one cannot help getting on faster than one has planned: and the pleasure of coming in upon one's friends before the look-out begins is worth a great deal more than any little exertion it needs.
I have the highest respect for your nerves, they are my old friends.
Those who do not complain are never pitied.