I had put my candle, designedly
, a short way off, and then, as he held out his friendly old hand to me, had sat down on the edge of his bed.
In the course of his hunting excursions he had either accidentally, or designedly
, found his way to the post of Mr.
The bearings not being yet taken, perhaps designedly
, I was ignorant of our exact position.
If it is designedly
done, they cannot be justified; but I have no idea of there being so much design in the world as some persons imagine.
She must tell you herself what she is yet not by word, for never was there a human creature who would so designedly
suppress her own merit.
, at least, Henry could not have betrayed her.
In the fair copy, the vague foreboding of some accident to come was so painfully present to his mind, that he struck out the words which referred to his marriage, and substituted the designedly
indefinite phrase, "domestic affairs.
He was scrupulously, almost painfully, courteous; but there was something in his manner which, for the first time in my experience, seemed designedly
to keep me at a distance from him.
What pleased her best of all was to see him romping and racing with Sancho, while I walked by her side - not, I fear, for love of my company (though I sometimes deluded myself with that idea), so much as for the delight she took in seeing her son thus happily engaged in the enjoyment of those active sports so invigorating to his tender frame, yet so seldom exercised for want of playmates suited to his years: and, perhaps, her pleasure was sweetened not a little by the fact of my being with her instead of with him, and therefore incapable of doing him any injury directly or indirectly, designedly
or otherwise, small thanks to her for that same.
Mr Swiveller, though an unwilling witness, could not help proving to demonstration, from the position in which it was found, that it must have been designedly
made her answer longer than was necessary for the purpose of discovering, at the earliest opportunity, the effect which the sound of her voice produced on Mrs.
It would be worse than useless now to inquire which; worse than useless to seek to know whether he has been for years overlooked, or always designedly