This study in turn should aim first at an understanding of the literature as an expression of the authors' views of life and of their personalities and especially
as a portrayal and interpretation of the life of their periods and of all life as they have seen it; it should aim further at an
It used to be extremely prominent at one time, and was the cause of much misery to myself and discomfort to every one about me--my lady friends especially
complained most bitterly about it.
Sometimes I feel rather lonely, especially
in the evening; but I generally manage to interest myself in something or in some one.
I cannot easily resolve on anything so serious as marriage; especially
as I am not at present in want of money, and might perhaps, till the old gentleman's death, be very little benefited by the match.
Howsoever he noteth it right, that seditious tumults, and seditious fames, differ no more but as brother and sister, masculine and feminine; especially
if it come to that, that the best actions of a state, and the most plausible, and which ought to give greatest contentment, are taken in ill sense, and traduced: for that shows the envy great, as Tacitus saith; conflata magna invidia, seu bene seu male gesta premunt.
As for food, however, they got on pretty well, for they had a good supply of ammunition, and the oasis was frequented, especially
at night, by large quantities of game, which came thither for water.
But Sloane was blissfully ignorant; he thought he was quite a fine fellow to be walking with two such coeds, especially
Philippa Gordon, the class beauty and belle.
Well, it would be nice all the same to have your company a few miles, especially
as it's growing dark," she added.
Both the good women kept strict silence during the whole scene between Mr Allworthy and the girl; but as soon as it was ended, and that gentleman was out of hearing, Mrs Deborah could not help exclaiming against the clemency of her master, and especially
against his suffering her to conceal the father of the child, which she swore she would have out of her before the sun set.
And because we know little, therefore are we pleased from the heart with the poor in spirit, especially
when they are young women!
On the one hand, many psychologists, especially
those of the behaviourist school, tend to adopt what is essentially a materialistic position, as a matter of method if not of metaphysics.
Strange as it may appear, it was with the household, the family, that Konstantin Levin was in love, especially
with the feminine half of the household.