No one can
get away from it, or even think of getting away from it; it is three o'clock in the morning, and they have danced out all their joy, and danced out all their strength, and all the strength that unlimited drink can
lend them--and still there is no one among them who has the power to think of stopping.
It was to Adam the time that a man can
least forget in after-life, the time when he believes that the first woman he has ever loved betrays by a slight something--a word, a tone, a glance, the quivering of a lip or an eyelid--that she is at least beginning to love him in return.
Gertrude, Gertrude, you are to me the white image of all good things, and sin can
never touch you.
There is, in fact, but a bare chance that we can
come through to the outer garden alive even now.
A going-about body was selling them in a cart,' my mother begins, and what followed presents itself to my eyes before she can
utter another word.
talk French and German, and do arithmetic, and play the organ.
No sound his sense can
Only a man who has undergone famine can
properly value food; only sailors and desert-dwellers know the meaning of fresh water.
Picking up the tomato can
, he arose, went down the short path to the river, and returned with the can
filled with not-nice river water.
He must have time to cool before he can
possibly do anything,' said Miss La Creevy.
Nothing but wretched huts can
I see anywhere; just as if I were at Ringstead.
eat out of my skillet the rest of her life.