Seeing that Traddles now glanced anxiously at my aunt again, I reminded him of the second and last point to which he had adverted.
If there ever was a time when I felt unwilling that you should have a sorrow or anxiety which I could not share, it is now.
There is no one else to care for you; and I shall not upbraid you now.
He is well, and you may see him some time, if you will compose yourself, but not now.
But we will talk of that to-morrow: you must be quiet now.
No, let me see him now, I promise, if it must be so.
Come, now, young un," said the auctioneer, giving the boy a touch with his hammer, "be up and show your springs, now.
Now, darkey, spring;" and, with the word, he pushed the boy toward the block, while a deep, heavy groan rose behind him.
Anxious, half-frightened, he looked from side to side, as he heard the clatter of contending bids,--now here, now there,--till the hammer fell.
There was a time when I never cared to leave this ship for more than a couple of hours in the evening, even while in London, but now, since--"
Powell, much slenderer than our robust friend is now, with the bloom of innocence not quite rubbed off his smooth cheeks, and apt not only to be interested but also to be surprised by the experience life was holding in store for him.
In his first astonishment he had stopped dead short, with the consequence that now he felt very much abashed at having betrayed his surprise.