Really, girls, you are both to be blamed
," said Meg, beginning to lecture in her elder-sisterly fashion.
Lord W was much put out when he learned what had happened; he blamed
York for giving way to his mistress, to which he replied that in future he would much prefer to receive his orders only from his lordship; but I think nothing came of it, for things went on the same as before.
the bosses for this, though the truth to be told it was not always their fault; for the packers kept them frightened for their lives--and when one was in danger of falling behind the standard, what was easier than to catch up by making the gang work awhile "for the church"?
They were sure Jones and I were ruined past help, and they blamed
themselves as accessories to this bankruptcy.
Says I, for two cents I'd leave the blamed
country and never come a-near it agin.
It may all be--yes, and I hope it will, but I'm blamed
if I can see my way through it.
I have blamed
you, and lectured you, and you have borne it as no other woman in England would have borne it.
Willoughby, "poor Willoughby," as she now allowed herself to call him, was constantly in her thoughts; she would not but have heard his vindication for the world, and now blamed
, now acquitted herself for having judged him so harshly before.
I began to defend myself, thinking it too bad to be blamed
for another's wicked waywardness.
She's afraid she'll be blamed
if they starve themselves into their graves.
Well,' returned my mother, half laughing, 'and if she is so silly as to say so, can I be blamed
And now most like I shall be blamed
for letting it be blew down, and shall have to live in half a room in the town and pay two or three shillin's a week, besides walkin' three miles to and from my work every day.