And to say the truth, there is, in all points, great difference between the reasonable passion which women at this age conceive towards men, and the idle and childish liking of a girl to a boy, which is often fixed on the outside only, and on things of little value and no duration; as on cherry-cheeks, small, lily-white hands, sloe-black eyes, flowing locks, downy chins, dapper shapes; nay, sometimes on charms more worthless than these, and less the party's own; such are the outward ornaments of the person, for which men are beholden
to the taylor, the laceman, the periwig-maker, the hatter, and the milliner, and not to nature.
I often feel as he did, dearest, and, in addition, I know how beholden
to you I am.
And he would let the King know to whom, and for what cause, he was beholden
for his defeat and discomfiture.
So far as I was concerned myself, I had come to port; but I had still Alan, to whom I was so much beholden
, on my hands; and I felt besides a heavy charge in the matter of the murder and James of the Glens.
Lightly leaped Robin off his back, and said, "I am much beholden
to you, good father."
In all the clouds he sees her light robes trail, And roses seem beholden
to her face; O'er scented balustrade the scented gale Blows warm from Spring, and dew-drops form apace.
On girding him with the sword the worthy lady said to him, "May God make your worship a very fortunate knight, and grant you success in battle." Don Quixote asked her name in order that he might from that time forward know to whom he was beholden
for the favour he had received, as he meant to confer upon her some portion of the honour he acquired by the might of his arm.
For the last year at least I had not been beholden
to my mother for food.
But he was always a poor, fond, silly creature, was Peter, though we are beholden
to him for helping to bury our second son Wat, who was a
Your own honour and good name demand that, after the discovery of his vile proceedings, you should not be beholden
to him one hour, even for the shelter of these bare walls.'
Two months ago he would have declared stoutly that he would never be beholden
to his wife's friends; but now he told himself as stoutly that it was nothing but right and natural that Bessy should go to the Pullets and explain the thing to them; they would hardly let Bessy's furniture be sold, and it might be security to Pullet if he advanced the money,--there would, after all, be no gift or favor in the matter.
There's another that you're more beholden
to than you are to me and my boys, maybe, but he don't allow me to tell his name.