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Rev. James Wood - 1893 - 658 pages
|LES ANGLAIS LES JOURS Les anglais s'amusent tristement— The English have |
a heavy-hearted way of amusing themselves. Sully. Les beaux esprits se
rencontrent — Great wits draw together. Fr. Pr. Les belles actions cachées sont
|They had strolled on the beach and amused themselves economically, from the |
outside, with the diversions of the ... If she had not been told again and again that
it was only four miles from the town to the village, she would have taken the
distance for eight--so long, so weary, seemed the way. ... but passing flat, stale,
and unprofitable to the heavy-hearted pedestrian. ... new villas; but even these
lacked the neatness and picturesque beauty of an English cottage in a pastoral
|When one is happy one is very apt to have inspirations and Larkie had one on |
his way home. ... Larkie's mother woke up with a heavy heart on Christmas
morning. ... Larkie's spirit was contagious, the girls forgot themselves and their
Christmas gifts and down they all sat leaving the stockings to take care of
themselves. ... Inside were these words taken from an old English lullaby song. ...
Some Parlor Amusements For a simple and amusing contest try that of nails in a
glass of water.
|During all this time, the condition of the poor priest was pitiable and amusing: he |
had never been so sharply ... greater that the symptoms of my malady had
developed themselves before I had advanced another day's journey in the desert
. Still, it was with a heavy heart that I mounted my dromedary to return. ... My
anxieties, however, were quickly dispelled on my arrival at Thebes, where I found
the English gentleman and lady whom I had met at Cairo, and afterward at the
|I had great reason to congratulate myself upon my accidental detention, and still |
greater that the symptoms of my malady had developed themselves before I had
advanced another day's journey in the desert. Still, it was with a heavy heart that
|He and our countryman, Daniel Webster, appear, by the way, to have taken quite |
a liking to each other. ... directed with more rapidity than towards Thomas
Campbell, one of the few namos in modern English poetry destined to endure. ...
One dav, after a fruitless trial of his forest skill, the little boy was returning
homeward with a heavy heart, when he saw a small red .... The Fisher and his
friend beheld very long lodges, and the celestial inhabitants amusing themselves
at a distance.
|Rousseau, Jean Jacques Put an Irishman on the spit and you can always get |
another Irishman to turn him. - Shaw, George Bernard The English have a heavy
hearted way of amusing themselves. - Sully The Britons are quite separated from
|Living as we do, in a land where the only religious difference is that of sect, and |
all sects have the bond of a common faith, it is ... After exchanging our greetings
outside, the priest led the way to the church. .... of the poor priest was pitiable and
amusing; he had never been so sharply questioned before, and he listened with
as much ... Still, it was with a heavy heart that I mounted my dromedary to return.
|But the British tar with his full allowance, and no more, of two water grog, or even |
half-and-half upon trying occasions, ... Indeed, they do it so happily, that we are
sure, could the words speak, for themselves, any other syllable than which it ...
great grief of all hands, Mrs. R ! was obliged to leave us, with a heavy heart and
sorrowful coun- j tenance. ... But for his eyes, ho had a pair of odd ones, that gave
you the most agreeable squint in the world, and made hiin see two ways at once.