The first thing he said then was that he was a fool to go on getting himself killed for anyone
he ever saw, and was determined to be off and stay there no longer, When the Princess learned his intention she entreated him to stay, reminding him that another night would free her from the spell.
Rostov, who had completely forgotten Denisov, not wishing anyone
to forestall him, threw off his fur coat and ran on tiptoe through the large dark ballroom.
had been watching her, he would have thought her movements decidedly peculiar, for on alighting, she went off at a great pace till she reached a certain number in a certain busy street.
He is a very kindly, generous man, and anyone
who has ever written stories will know that it is much more difficult to make kindly, generous characters interesting than unkindly and mean ones.
If you will never repeat it to anyone
, I will tell you why.
We heard voices in the room in which she lay, and presently the nurse returned to say that the patient refused to see anyone
To which Sancho answered, "I spent them for my own good, and my wife's, and my children's, and it is they that have made my wife bear so patiently all my wanderings on highways and byways, in the service of my master, Don Quixote; for if after all this time I had come back to the house without a rap and without the ass, it would have been a poor look-out for me; and if anyone
wants to know anything more about me, here I am, ready to answer the king himself in person; and it is no affair of anyone
's whether I took or did not take, whether I spent or did not spend; for the whacks that were given me in these journeys were to be paid for in money, even if they were valued at no more than four maravedis apiece, another hundred crowns would not pay me for half of them.
Well, he knows me as well as anyone
in the world knows me.
I should persecute anyone
who would not show me respect.
His sister, too, is, I hope, convinced how little the ungenerous representations of anyone
to the disadvantage of another will avail when opposed by the immediate influence of intellect and manner.