'I have had diappointments to contend against,' said Squeers, looking very grim; 'Bolder
's father was two pound ten short.
But at last he determined to put a bolder
face upon his misfortune, and summoned all the foxes to a general meeting to consider a proposal which he had to place before them.
And of course they got bolder
, which is their way.
If I could dwell Where Israfel Hath dwelt, and he where I, He might not sing so wildly well A mortal melody, While a bolder
note than this might swell From my lyre within the sky.
Jaggers relax into something like a smile, and Wemmick become bolder
They first caught crabs and quohogs in the sand; grown bolder
, they waded out with nets for mackerel; more experienced, they pushed off in boats and captured cod; and at last, launching a navy of great ships on the sea, explored this watery world; put an incessant belt of circumnavigations round it; peeped in at Behring's Straits; and in all seasons and all oceans declared everlasting war with the mightiest animated mass that has survived the flood; most monstrous and most mountainous!
"They must be feeling dull, too," said one of the bolder
than his servant, did not hesitate to approach the pilot, and tranquilly ask him if he knew when a steamer would leave Hong Kong for Yokohama.
He determined, therefore, to strike out into some of the bolder
parts of his scheme.
But about midnight, when the robbers saw from afar that the lights were out and that all seemed quiet, they began to think that they had been in too great a hurry to run away; and one of them, who was bolder
than the rest, went to see what was going on.
Some of the bolder
of the curious throng ventured on several evenings to stand upon the doorsteps to intercept them, or failing in this, get a nearer look at them.
A very decent shot, and there is not a bolder
rider in England."