Containing a fuller account of Mrs Waters, and by what means she came into that distressful
situation from which she was rescued by Jones.
Your presence here is offensive to me and distressful
to my niece.' As he said these words, he passed his arm about the waist of the terrified and weeping girl, and drew her closer to him; and though the habitual severity of his manner was scarcely changed, there was yet apparent in the action an air of kindness and sympathy for her distress.
To this distressful
emblem of a great distress that had long been growing worse, and was not at its worst, a woman was kneeling.
"In the seventh place, try, by the frequent thought of death," the Rhetor said, "to bring yourself to regard it not as a dreaded foe, but as a friend that frees the soul grown weary in the labors of virtue from this distressful
life, and leads it to its place of recompense and peace."
Fentolin shook his head slowly - a distressful
Where would Mrs Higden be if she warn't turned for!' At the mere thought of Mrs Higden in this inconceivable affliction, Mr Sloppy's countenance became pale, and manifested the most distressful
For an instant, a distressful
shadow crossed her face; but, even in the start it gave me, it was gone; and she was playing on, and looking at me with her own calm smile.
And so now as he dwelt on what was probably awaiting him at the end of this distressful
drive - John, who saw things little, remembered them less, and could not have described them at all, beheld in his mind's-eye the garden of the Lodge, detailed as in a map; he went to and fro in it, feeding his terrors; he saw the hollies, the snowy borders, the paths where he had sought Alan, the high, conventual walls, the shut door - what!
George Meredith's right-- the cause of Comedy and the cause of Truth are really the same; and I, even I, have found tenants for the distressful
By the time he had finished telling me his distressful
tale, I was in the same state of mind that you would have been in yourself, if you have got average human curiosity; that is to say, I was as burning up as he was to find out which member of the family it was that was left.
He tapped his forehead with a distressful
forefinger, to convey his opinion that the widow Jules Giry was most certainly mad, a piece of pantomime which confirmed M.
Suddenly she uttered a distressful
cry and rose to her feet.