To their amazement, the fair one
alights at the entrance of the very house to which they were going.
The yards were hard up; and once more the Pequod thrust her undaunted bows into the opposing wind, for the supposed fair one
had only been juggling her.
The night promised to be a fair one
; so Tom went home with the understanding that if a consider- able degree of darkness came on, Huck was to come and "maow," whereupon he would slip out and try the keys.
I certainly did hope to put you in the gutter, and still arrive in time for the fair one
, especially as it has a better appearance to make the women wait a little in such cases.
That agreement of ours is scarcely a fair one
, is it, Trent?
"The free trapper, while a bachelor, has no greater pet than his horse; but the moment he takes a wife (a sort of brevet rank in matrimony occasionally bestowed upon some Indian fair one
, like the heroes of ancient chivalry in the open field), he discovers that he has a still more fanciful and capricious animal on which to lavish his expenses.
Thus our heroe and the redeemed lady walked in the same manner as Orpheus and Eurydice marched heretofore; but though I cannot believe that Jones was designedly tempted by his fair one
to look behind him, yet as she frequently wanted his assistance to help her over stiles, and had besides many trips and other accidents, he was often obliged to turn about.
Nor is the example a fair one
to cite in the present instance, the positions not being equally balanced.
'The wounded, and wanting of sleep, and the pierced, kisses your worship's hands, ungrateful and very unrecognised fair one
; and it said something or other about health and sickness that he was sending her; and from that it went tailing off until it ended with
A short absence from home had left his fair one
unguarded by his attentions at this critical period, and when he came back he had the pain of finding very altered manners, and of seeing Captain Wentworth.
All were watching somebody in the garden with deep interest, their three faces close together: a jovial and round one, a pale one with dark hair, and a fair one
whose tresses were auburn.
Presently after I will appear in mine own shape, play the courteous knight, rescue the unfortunate and afflicted fair one
from the hands of the rude ravishers, conduct her to Front-de-B uf's Castle, or to Normandy, if it should be necessary, and produce her not again to her kindred until she be the bride and dame of Maurice de Bracy.''