of the literature as an expression of the authors' views of life and of their personalities and especially
as a portrayal and interpretation of the life of their periods and of all life as they have seen it; it should aim further at an
It used to be extremely prominent at one time, and was the cause of much misery to myself and discomfort to every one about me--my lady friends especially
complained most bitterly about it.
Sometimes I feel rather lonely, especially
in the evening; but I generally manage to interest myself in something or in some one.
I cannot easily resolve on anything so serious as marriage; especially
as I am not at present in want of money, and might perhaps, till the old gentleman's death, be very little benefited by the match.
Howsoever he noteth it right, that seditious tumults, and seditious fames, differ no more but as brother and sister, masculine and feminine; especially
if it come to that, that the best actions of a state, and the most plausible, and which ought to give greatest contentment, are taken in ill sense, and traduced: for that shows the envy great, as Tacitus saith; conflata magna invidia, seu bene seu male gesta premunt.
As for food, however, they got on pretty well, for they had a good supply of ammunition, and the oasis was frequented, especially
at night, by large quantities of game, which came thither for water.
But Sloane was blissfully ignorant; he thought he was quite a fine fellow to be walking with two such coeds, especially
Philippa Gordon, the class beauty and belle.
Well, it would be nice all the same to have your company a few miles, especially
as it's growing dark," she added.
As Shinshin had remarked, from the time of his arrival Anatole had turned the heads of the Moscow ladies, especially
by the fact that he slighted them and plainly preferred the gypsy girls and French actresses- with the chief of whom, Mademoiselle George, he was said to be on intimate relations.
For as Mr Allworthy was a justice of peace, certain things occurred in examinations concerning bastards, and such like, which are apt to give great offence to the chaste ears of virgins, especially
when they approach the age of forty, as was the case of Mrs Bridget.
And because we know little, therefore are we pleased from the heart with the poor in spirit, especially
when they are young women!
On the one hand, many psychologists, especially
those of the behaviourist school, tend to adopt what is essentially a materialistic position, as a matter of method if not of metaphysics.