I was at first much surprised how a large quadruped could so lately
have subsisted, in lat.
She has been overwrought lately
. The truth is, Ladislaw, I am an unlucky devil.
"That shall I have without delay, as well as this upstart knight's estates; for King Richard is lately
returned, I hear, from the Holy Land."
I was bred up with him from my infancy, and we were hardly ever asunder; but it is very lately
only that I have discovered half the villany which is in him.
"Since I cannot sleep," she said, "on account of your song which, believe me, is sweet as the lyre of Apollo, I shall indulge myself in drinking some nectar which Pallas lately
But probably all that has been here said may not be right; for, to resume the argument I lately
used, if the people are not very brutal indeed, although we allow that each individual knows less of these affairs than those who have given particular attention to them, yet when they come together they will know them better, or at least not worse; besides, in some particular arts it is not the workman only who is the best judge; namely, in those the works of which are understood by those who do not profess them: thus he who builds a house is not the only judge of it, for the master of the family who inhabits it is a better; thus also a steersman is a better judge of a tiller than he who made it; and he who gives an entertainment than the cook.
Gilbert's mother, who was a gay, frank, light-hearted lady, but not overburdened with tact, had a very embarrassing habit of asking Anne, always in a painfully distinct voice and always in the presence of a crowd, if she had heard from Gilbert lately
. Poor Anne could only blush horribly and murmur, "not very lately
," which was taken by all, Mrs.
And so she began inquiring after her directly, saying, `I know you cannot have heard from Jane lately
, because it is not her time for writing;' and when I immediately said, `But indeed we have, we had a letter this very morning,' I do not know that I ever saw any body more surprized.
"You are to know," said he, "that several committees of council have been lately
called, in the most private manner, on your account; and it is but two days since his majesty came to a full resolution.
"Come this time, father," he urged lately
, "for it is her birthday, and she is twenty-six," which is so great an age to David, that I think he fears she cannot last much longer.
Doth o'er us pass, when, as th' expanding eye To the loved object-so the tear to the lid Will start, which lately
slept in apathy?
As a very distinguished flirt I have always been taught to consider her, but it has lately
fallen In my way to hear some particulars of her conduct at Langford: which prove that she does not confine herself to that sort of honest flirtation which satisfies most people, but aspires to the more delicious gratification of making a whole family miserable.