My heart is in mourning for him; so long as a drop of blood flows in my veins I will remember him, and his family shall be mine. Ah, my heart bleeds, and the wound is deep." The king, mastered by his grief, laid his head in his hand and wept aloud. Then, after a long pause, he raised himself; he was calm and stern.
He broke off, rang the bell, and the youth before mentioned suddenly appeared. "Tell the cashier to send me up a thousand-franc note. Sit down, madame." "Ah! poor woman, look, she is crying!" exclaimed Heloise. "How stupid! There, there, mother, we will go to see him; don't cry.
She aint." "Ah! what do you know of her?" inquired Claudia in a low, breathless, eager voice. "Honey, I cotch my eye on her dis evening. You see dis was de way of it, chile.
If a man of fifty must needs go and marry a girl of nineteen, he can't expect to be thought a Solon." "Ah, Copplestone, when you have seen my wife, you will think differently." "Not a bit of it. The prettier she is, the more fool I shall think you; for there'll be so much the more certainty that she'll make your life miserable."
"I will not!" shouted Sir Hugh, his eyes flashing with quick anger. "Anything but that." "Why?" "My efforts in that direction had tragic results on the last occasion." "Ah!" laughed Weirmarsh. "I see you are superstitious or something. I did not expect that of you." "I am not superstitious, Weirmarsh. I only refuse to do what you want.
"Ah, mordioux!" said the captain, "now the king is come, there is no more walking for anybody no more free will; the password governs all now, you as much as me, me as much as you."
Danny, wagging slowly, appeared to wish to make friends, and before Agatha had time to wonder, the stranger emerged and came toward her with outstretched hand. "Ah, forgive me! I hid and then startled you; but I was tempted by the song. And this forest temple isn't it wonderful?"
Ah, it is wonderful. The common people there know a great deal; they even have the effrontery to complain if they are not properly governed, and to take hold and help conduct the government themselves; if they had laws like ours, which give one dollar of every three a crop produces to the government for taxes, they would have that law altered: instead of paying thirty-three dollars in taxes, out of every one hundred they receive, they complain if they have to pay seven.
"Ah, good-morning, sar," exclaimed Lobo to me, as he entered. "Glad to see you back in the river, sar! I hope dat de capitan and officers of de beautiful Barracouta are all well? Ah, gentlemen, dat was a ver' fine bit of vork, dat attack of yours upon Chango Creek; ver' fine and ver' successful. I 'ave alvays been proud of my share in dat exploit.
"Yes, yes," cried the General, angrily cutting short all references to the weather and the number of English visitors in Paris. "But be so good as to let Madame la Comtesse know that I have called." "Ah, to be sure! I came to tell Monsieur le Général that madame will hardly be able to see him. She is indisposed, I believe. At any rate, she does not receive to-day." "As to that, we shall see.