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Annie Finch, Kathrine Varnes - 2002 - 442 pages
|How soon, my Dear,* death may my steps *the poet's attend, husband How soon't |
may be thy lot to lose thy friend, We both ... of Lord Lyttelton's Advice to a Lady Be
plain in dress and sober in your diet; In short, my deary, kiss me, and be quiet.
|Wise Solomon, with all his rambling doubts, Might talk two hours, I guess, or |
thereabouts ; And yet, quoth he, " my elders, to their shame, Kept silence all, nor
answer did they frame." Dear me ! what else but silence should they keep ? ... Be
plain in dress, and sober in your diet ; In short, my deary, kiss me ! and be quiet.
|These short December days were very bad for trade of any kind, and the thought |
of harsh words and cruel blows made Jack ... She murmured aloud, " Oh, Geoffry,
my darling, where are you this bitter night ? ... And, going to Jack, she kissed him
gently, and he, feeling the soft, warm lips touch his, murmured, " Mother ! mother !
... Therefore she answered, very softly : " Pray, dear Eleanor, tell me the story of
your 4ife in this quiet evening hour, for I am sure it has been an eventful one.
|Jordan Willis, the Earl of Blackmore, has played with the heart of many a society belle—yet one stolen kiss impulsively planted on the soft, irresistible lips of the preacher's daughter proves his undoing.|
|Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley Take back the beauty and wit you bestow upon me; |
leave me my own mediocrity of agreeableness ... Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley Be
plain in dress, and sober in your diet; In short, my dear, kiss me and be quiet.
|That girl in your story is well enough— suits me in every way, and all that, but you |
don't meet that kind in every-day life. There's ... look, the quiet elegance which
you, in your superior wisdom " — Jim kissed my hand — " think means wealth. ...
Oh, yes, they're plainly dressed, and it's equally plain what that sort of get-up
costs. ... My taste isn't " "Wait a minute, my dear," said I, smiling at the expression
on the handsome face, the classic nose capable of a most disgusted tilt on
|Mandeville, Bernard It is far more impressive when others discover your good |
qualities without your help - Manners, Miss Fidelity to conscience ... Mayer, Louis
B Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet; In short, my dear, kiss me and be quiet
|“That girl in your story 15 well enough—suits me in every way, and all that, but |
you don't meet that kind in every-day life. ... Oh, yes, they're plainly dressed, and
it's equally plain what that sort of get-up costs. ... You needn't describe them for
me. i\ly taste isn't— ” “Wait a minute, my dear," said I, smiling at the expression on
the ... and so fall short of the effect they aim at. ... the 'feathers-on-a-duck' look, the
quiet elegance which you, in your superior wisdom "—Jim kissed my hand—“
|Our way led parallel to the stream, which tore foaming down a gorge of steeply |
sloping sides. lt slipped into a pleasant ... He had been very sober and quiet all
the way. but now his eyes began to dance. ... Dear lad,” l said, “ l am walking in
the dark. ... He patted my cheek, put food into my mouth, chattered nonsense as
though l were a baby, and petted me with .... but highly becoming dress at the
feast, with neat jacket and short skirt blazing with gold embroidery, she now wore
a plain, ...