We are to be married next spring and Paul says he will take me to Europe. That will be very nice, but nothing matters so long as I am with him. Paul's people are very wealthy and his mother and sisters are very fashionable. I am frightened of them, but I did not tell Paul so because I think it would hurt him and oh, I wouldn't do that for the world.
Captain Guest asked me a hundred questions about you last night, and I told him such nice things, Cornelia! I wonder sometimes whether you are a witch, and upset the cart on purpose, but of course there was the parrot! Madame is most kind, but I don't really know her a scrap better than the moment we arrived. She wears lovely clothes.
A nice sense of duty would no doubt have taken him back to his post in order fully to earn the sovereign which had been paid to him for his services as temporary waiter; but the voice of Duty called to him in vain. If the British aristocracy desired refreshments let them get them for themselves and like it! He was through.
They haven't been at all nice to me since poor Frank's death." "Poor Elise " "They live in London and they want to keep me out of it. My father-in-law gives me a small allowance on condition I don't live there. They hate me," she said, smiling, "as much as all that." "Is it a large allowance?" "No. It's a very small one. But they know I can't get on without it."
"It's rather nice being just by ourselves, isn't it?" said Bob. "It's rather nice being all together," added Babbie in such a significant tone that Babe gave her a withering glance and summarily called the meeting to order. The discussion that followed was animated, but it didn't seem to arrive anywhere.
He was, moreover, a man of good understanding, not without a tincture of letters, perfectly well bred, though in a ceremonious style, extremely moral in his discourse, and scrupulously nice in his notions of honour.
"There's one very disagreeable thing in your character, Bertha," remarked her mother severely, "and that is your habit of hiding and concealing. To think that you found this out more than a week ago! You're very, very unlike your father. He never kept a thing from me, never for an hour. But you are always full of secrets. It isn't nice it isn't at all nice." Since her husband's death Mrs.
She resisted not; she let them dress her as they please, in a reasonable way, for she felt they loved her; and as to her age, why, she knew it, and knew that nothing could alter it, so what did it matter? She smiled, and tried to look as nice and as young as she could for her girls' sake. I suppose there are such things as broken or breaking hearts, even at St.
"Let them go," whispered Mrs. Hare, pleadingly. "I'm just as good a Confederate as you are, Jake, but don't let us have the blood of these fellows on our hands. That nice little chap with the dog I would as soon see my own son get into trouble, if I was lucky enough to have one, as that bright-eyed boy.
"It is nice to know you are so sure of me that you have no fear of a rival," commented Myra drily, after a momentary pause. "I say, Myra, do you mean that, or are you being sarcastic?" asked Tony. "What could I do in the circumstances?