You have qualities which I had not before supposed to exist in such a degree in any human creature. You have some touches of the angel in you.
There is a fine old saying, which everybody here is of course familiar with: 'Keep your breath to cool your porridge'; and I shall keep mine to swell my song.
I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.
But a note had had been prepared and left for her, written in the very style to touch --a small mixture of reproach with a great deal of kindness.
Well, my comfort is, I am sure Jane will die of a broken heart, and then he will be sorry for what he has done.
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.