Betty was tranquil enough till we got there, and heard that the count had gone on to Acquapendente with the two postillions at his heels; she seemed quite vexed. I told her that all would be well; that the count knew how to defend himself; but she only answered me with a deep sigh.
Trenchard fancied that he caught a sigh of relief from Richard, but the street was noisy at the time and he may well have been mistaken. "Come," said he, renewing his invitation, "we shall both be the better for a little milk of the White Cow." Richard wavered almost by instinct.
'He was a gentleman, every inch of him, he added, with a shake of the head and a sigh, as if recurring to more prosperous times. 'He was what a gentleman ought to be, he continued, 'not one of your poor, pryin', inquisitive critturs, what's always fancyin' themselves cheated. I ordered everything in my department, and paid for it too; and never had a bill disputed or even commented on.
Then Monsieur summoned up his courage and helped Madame to the tender viand. She heaved another sigh, but, making a virtue of necessity, began to eat, and whilst she was doing so she every now and then deposited a little bone on the edge of her plate.
After he had been lying a little while the ladies, I suppose, thought he was asleep; so one of them gave a long sigh, and said, in a quiet fascinating tone, "Papa, he seems to be a very nice young gentleman." But before papa could speak, the other lady quickly said, "Oh! dear me, I never felt so much for a gentleman in my life!"
"Can't you truly believe what you've said?" She shook her head slowly. "I'll try," said she, "but my golden spell is broken and I can't mend it alone. I'm sorry." He turned with a little sigh to leave her, but Miss Benham followed him toward the door of the drawing-room. "You're a good friend, Richard," she said, when she had come near "you're a good friend to him."
The old man came stalking into the room and I gave him an appealing look. "I gad, Susan," said he, "let him alone. Don't you reckon he's got sense enough to know what he wants? Take the stuff away." With a sigh of disappointment she placed the tumbler upon the mantelpiece. "Where's Alf?" the old man asked. "Gone over to the General's to help about something." "Where's Guinea?"
When the officers come, they'll find a way to do the trick, never fear, Smithy. But how do you feel about taking a trip across to the camp right now?" Smithy started, and turned an anxious face out to the water, where the waves were still running fairly high, though the wind had died down. "I'm willing to do anything you say, Thad," he replied, with a sigh.
What a shame it is! She used to be such a brick. And to go and marry a curate. 'I heard of that, too, said Captain Frank, with a bit of a sigh. It was indeed among the first things he had heard after returning to England. By this time they had reached Mr.
As they were riding home, Ida remarked, shyly: "I did not know you could draw so well." "Nor did I either before. That old garden is enchanted ground." "Yes," said Ida, "poor Eve was driven out of the Garden of Eden, but I feel as if I had found my way into it. I only wish I could stay there," and her sigh was long and deep.