Briggs, "it is very proper that every person should have rest, and be able to go to church on Sundays, but I should have thought you would not have minded such a short distance for the horse, and only once a day; you would have all the afternoon and evening for yourself, and we are very good customers, you know.
Yes, sir, that is true, and I am grateful for all favors, I am sure; and anything that I could do to oblige you, or the lady, I should be proud and happy to do; but I can't give up my Sundays, sir, indeed I can't.
You won't say naughty words, or run away on Sundays, or tell falsehoods to cover up your sins?
Please, God, I'm awful sorry I behaved bad today and I'll try to be good on Sundays always and please forgive me.
The shutters of a map shop in the Strand were being taken down, my brother said, and a man in his Sunday
raiment, lemon-yellow gloves even, was visi- ble inside the window hastily fastening maps of Surrey to the glass.
I don't believe they're fit to read on Sundays
," exclaimed Felicity.
The inhabitants of Raveloe were not severely regular in their church-going, and perhaps there was hardly a person in the parish who would not have held that to go to church every Sunday
in the calendar would have shown a greedy desire to stand well with Heaven, and get an undue advantage over their neighbours-- a wish to be better than the "common run", that would have implied a reflection on those who had had godfathers and godmothers as well as themselves, and had an equal right to the burying-service.
Moreover, she had always a better dinner than usual to prepare for her sons--very frequently for Adam and herself alone, Seth being often away the entire day--and the smell of the roast meat before the clear fire in the clean kitchen, the clock ticking in a peaceful Sunday
manner, her darling Adam seated near her in his best clothes, doing nothing very important, so that she could go and stroke her hand across his hair if she liked, and see him look up at her and smile, while Gyp, rather jealous, poked his muzzle up between them--all these things made poor Lisbeth's earthly paradise.
What's the matter," I suggested, on the Wednesday following, "with my chasing Demetrios in the boat next Sunday
, while you wait for him on the wharf at Vallejo when he arrives?
Fifty thousand lairs surrounded him where people lived so unwholesomely that fair water put into their crowded rooms on Saturday night, would be corrupt on Sunday
morning; albeit my lord, their county member, was amazed that they failed to sleep in company with their butcher's meat.
This was only used by visitors and on Sundays
, and on special occasions, as when the Vicar went up to London or came back.
Then Mary got out a suit of his clothing that had been used only on Sundays
during two years -- they were simply called his "other clothes" -- and so by that we know the size of his wardrobe.