“Countess, I have done w’ong,” Denísov went on in an unsteady voice, “but believe me, I so adore your daughter and all your family that I would give my life twice over…” He looked at the countess, and seeing her severe face said: “Well, good-by, Countess,” and kissing her hand, he left the room with quick resolute strides, without looking at Natásha.


All that may be so and mankind is ready to agree with it, but it is not what was asked. Vice stepped forward and thus addressed him: “If you will walk in my paths, and make me your friend, your life shall be one round of pleasure and enjoyment. The general tenor of his conduct deserved praise for its equity and moderation. It may be that there are passages in which I have mistaken the original; and those who have made the experiment of rendering from one language into another, know that this will sometimes happen even in an easy passage. The attitude is that of thoughtful repose, but the short, curly hair, dilated nostrils, and strongly marked features leave no doubt as to the force and turbulence of his character.

Fortuna non mutat genus—Fortune does not change nature. At first the battle went very much in favor of the Confederates, our troops being somewhat surprised. Ready-Money Mortiboy,
With Harp and Crown.
This Son of Vulcan.
My Little Girl.
The Case of Mr. Love all, trust a few, / Do wrong to none; be 40 able for thine enemy / Rather in power than use; and keep thy friend / Under thy own life’s key; be checked for silence, / But never tax’d for speech. All’s Well, i. ‘Nay but,’ will some reply perchance, ‘this very thing a rational man is bound unto, to understand what it is, that he doeth.’ For it is the property, say they, of one that is naturally sociable, to be sensible, that he doth operate sociably: nay, and to desire, that the party him self that is sociably dealt with, should be sensible of it too.

Wealth richer than both the Indies lies for every man, if he will endure. Simonides the poet tells us that the father of Lykurgus was not Eunomus, but Prytanis. It seems the misconception had arisen that Wilkes’s outlawry would be reversed, and that in any case he would be suffered to attend the assembling of parliament. “A fine little bitch, that!” said he in a careless tone. Happy are they that hear their detractions, and can put them to mending. Much Ado, ii.

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