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33 ページ - Wretched would be the pair above all names of wretchedness, who should be doomed to adjust by reason every morning all the minute detail of a domestic day.
137 ページ - If of these the whole power is not accurately delivered, it must be remembered, that while our language is yet living, and variable by the caprice of every one that speaks it, these words are hourly shifting their relations, and can no more be ascertained in a dictionary, than a grove, in the agitation of a storm, can be accurately delineated from its picture in the water.
106 ページ - I love thee and hate thee, but if I can tell The cause of my love and my hate, may I die. I can feel it, alas ! I can feel it too well, That I love thee and hate thee, but cannot tell why.
17 ページ - When Griselda thought that her husband had long enough enjoyed his new existence, and that there was danger of his forgetting the taste of sorrow, she changed her tone. — One day, when he had not returned home exactly at the appointed minute, she received him with a frown, — such as would have made even Mars himself recoil, if Mars could have beheld such a frown upon the brow of his Venus. "Dinner has been kept waiting for you this hour, my dear.
19 ページ - I have reason to believe I am right, my love," said the husband, mildly. "Reason!" exclaimed the wife, astonished; "what reason can you possibly have to believe you are right, when I tell you I am morally certain you are wrong, my love?" "My only reason is, that I set my watch by the sun to-day." "The sun must be wrong, then,
41 ページ - Mrs. B. Then, my dear, how could you decide that she was cut out for a good wife? I am sure you could not judge of her by seeing her only two or three times, and before she was married. Mr. B. Indeed, my love, that is a very just observation. Mrs. B. I understand that compliment perfectly, and thank you for it, my dear. I must own I can bear any thing better than irony.
19 ページ - ... said the husband, mildly. " Reason !" exclaimed the wife, astonished. " What reason can you possibly have to believe you are right, when I tell you I am morally certain you are wrong, my love." " My only reason for doubting it is, that I set my watch by the sun to-day." " The sun must be wrong then,
172 ページ - Griselda and her husband were present, while Emma was busy showing some poor children how to plait straw, for hats. "Next summer, my dear, when we are settled at home," said Mr. Bolingbroke to his lady, " I hope you will encourage some manufacture of this kind among the children of our tenants.
37 ページ - Here it is for you, my dear; I have finished it. Mrs. B. I humbly thank you for giving it to me when you have done with it. I hate stale news. Is there any thing in the paper? for I can not be at the trouble of hunting it.