Alas! (exclaimed I) how am I to avoid those evils I shall never be exposed to?
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises with every attempt to intimidate me.
He had ridden home through the rain; and had walked up directly after dinner, to see how this sweetest and best of all creatures, faultless in spite of all her faults, bore the discovery.
This was a lucky recollection -- it saved her from something like regret.
A man who has nothing to do with his own time has no conscience in his intrusion on that of others.
Every body has their taste in noises as well as other matters; and sounds are quite innoxious, or most distressing, by their sort rather than their quantity.