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|Marryat'a story of the Captain who, with his ship on fire, ordered the clustering |
sailors to sit down, and waited a minute before he gave his orders, which were
then obeyed ... And if he show that hidden part to one other, then is his
consciousness of it doubled. ... There is some truth in La Brayere's remark that a
man can keep another's secret better than his own ; a woman, her own better
|Suddenly Emma is face-to-face with the stranger from the plane, a man who knows every single humiliating detail about her. Things couldn't possibly get worse--Until they do. "From the Hardcover edition.|
William Tegg - 1876 - Read
|For since somo have discovered things in heaven, though they are far removed, |
such as the rising and setting of the stars, the solstices ... A man can keep a
secret of another better than his own : a woman, on the contrary, keeps her own
better than that of another. ... For whoever thinks that he alone has wisdom or
power of *pooch or judgment such as no other has, such men, when they are
known, aro ...
|But, somehow or other, the dollar that you earn by hard work does you more |
good than the dollar you regard as easy ... A woman believes that there is
something crooked about a woman who can keep a secret. ... A man will roar
about Economy until his wife makes him a shirt with her own hands and makes
him wear it.
|But John would rather she should marry him at once, and come to his home and |
not go there. She said, " I have given my word, and if I break my word with other
people what confidence will you have in me ? ... Moreover" she added, " It was
better to forgive our enemies than to bear malice," so he gave way, but with a bad
grace. ... I am more than ever determined to nurse the lady. ... I believe she is
discreet, and can keep a secret, at least, can keep her own. I wonder who this
|If the sap gets up and the vines make a growth, such vines for the next season |
are in a far worse condition than poorly ... assured that Nature has done her own
work in her own way, and the bounteous supply given us the next season will
teach ... Mr. Meadow, we can keep a secret as well as a woman, "or any other
man," and our leaders have the best evidence of ... .No man can afford to .grow a
first-rate vine for that sum, let his facilities be what they may; yet poor vines will
continue to ...
|More herrings are eaten than other kind of fish. ... Australia is the one place in the |
world where the towns are more beautiful than the country. ... The British museum
contains the oldest speci men of pure glass which bears any date. ... Doctor — "
James, did that lady in the waiting- room come in her own coach or a trolley-car?
... had not appeared to be listening, but he suddenly added his contribution to the
stock of general intelligence by exclaiming : "Well, I know ma can't keep a secret!
|salvation—certainly to Marie the First—than the incidental facts of her parentage |
or the lies necessary to secure such a blessing. Marie the ... She was the kind of
woman they suspected would have had an affair with a married man and helped
others in the same predicament. “Marie called ... “I can keep a secret better if I
never know it,” answered the woman with secrets of her own to guard. “I found a ...
|Johnson, Samuel The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is |
generally one of the chief motives to disclose it. - Johnson, Samuel A man can
keep a secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others. - La
Bruyere, Jean ...
|I am not of your opinion: for I think it very dishonourable in a fine gentleman to |
solicit favours from a lady, and refuse accepting 'em when she ... Now, to me,
women of quality are like other women. ... Man. I think you live there, Gaylove.
Gay. I have pretty much lately; for, to let you into a secret, George, I have a
mistress there. ... which I hope to reap better fruits than the captain usually
proposes from his amours. ... I should be no more jealous of her with him than
with one of her own sex.