And some want to be edified
and raised up, and call it virtue: and others want to be cast down,--and likewise call it virtue.
Claude had confided him to that same college of Torchi where he had passed his early years in study and meditation; and it was a grief to him that this sanctuary, formerly edified
by the name of Frollo, should to-day be scandalized by it.
"I have seen Justin Lebasset die, dear Arribas, and was touched, edified
, to the bottom of my soul.
Having at length finished his laboured harangue, with which the audience, though it had greatly raised their attention and admiration, were not much edified
, as they really understood not a single syllable of all he had said, he proceeded to business, which he was more expeditious in finishing, than he had been in beginning.
'Oh, Christopher, how have I been edified
Topsy, with great gravity and adroitness, went through the exercise completely to Miss Ophelia's satisfaction; smoothing the sheets, patting out every wrinkle, and exhibiting, through the whole process, a gravity and seriousness with which her instructress was greatly edified
. By an unlucky slip, however, a fluttering fragment of the ribbon hung out of one of her sleeves, just as she was finishing, and caught Miss Ophelia's attention.