They loved to sit there in the silence, with only each other and the sheeny, prying
lizards for company, talking of the old times and planning for the new; while light breezes stirred the tattered vines high up among the columns, where owls nested.
She still responded, mechanically, to the frequent summons of the shop-bell, and, at the demand of her customers, went prying
with vague eyes about the shop, proffering them one article after another, and thrusting aside --perversely, as most of them supposed--the identical thing they asked for.
further into the manuscript, I found the record of other doings and sufferings of this singular woman, for most of which the reader is referred to the story entitled "THE SCARLET LETTER"; and it should be borne carefully in mind that the main facts of that story are authorized and authenticated by the document of Mr.
Look here, said the landlady, quickly putting down the vinegar-cruet, so as to have one hand free; look here; are you talking about prying
open any of my doors?
If we are to be prying
and spying into all the dismals of life, we should have no heart to anything.
We have lost as much as we gained by prying
into the matter.
They were crusted thick with rust and dirt; but she dared not attempt to clean them until bed-time secluded her from the prying
eyes of the servants in the solitude of her room.
But thou hast a hundred zecchins with thee in that bag,'' said Isaac, prying
under Gurth's cloak, ``it is a heavy one.
They doubted everything told them, and expressed their contempt for amateur searching by entering on a fresh investigation, prying
with the greatest care into the least probable places.
But the world might guess it, and I will not bare my soul to their shallow prying
Wretch, receive the reward of your prying
, and become a dog.
I neither say nor think so," said Sancho; "let them look to it; with their bread let them eat it; they have rendered account to God whether they misbehaved or not; I come from my vineyard, I know nothing; I am not fond of prying
into other men's lives; he who buys and lies feels it in his purse; moreover, naked was I born, naked I find myself, I neither lose nor gain; but if they did, what is that to me?