Edna was a little miss, just merging
into her teens; and the realization that she herself was nothing, nothing, nothing to the engaged young man was a bitter affliction to her.
At the time I now write of, Father Mapple was in the hardy winter of a healthy old age; that sort of old age which seems merging
into a second flowering youth, for among all the fissures of his wrinkles, there shone certain mild gleams of a newly developing bloom --the spring verdure peeping forth even beneath February's snow.
Doing nothing, expecting nothing; merging
night in day; feeling but the sensation of cold when I let the fire go out, of hunger when I forgot to eat: and then a ceaseless sorrow, and, at times, a very delirium of desire to behold my Jane again.
She added those last words in a soothing tone, for she saw that Noel Vanstone's indignation was fast merging
The buildings stood insulated and independent, not, as now, merging
their separate existences into connected ranges, with a front of tiresome identity,--but each possessing features of its own, as if the owner's individual taste had shaped it,--and the whole presenting a picturesque irregularity, the absence of which is hardly compensated by any beauties of our modern architecture.
It ended in the ruin of most of the partners of the Northwest Company; and the merging
of the relics of that establishment, in 1821, in the rival association.
It is hard to say; for in that voyage from which no man returns Landfall and Departure are instantaneous, merging
together into one moment of supreme and final attention.