silence he submitted to the pang that wrung him.
Anne had gathered them and brought them to him, her anguished, tearless
eyes burning in her white face.
The blows of the basement hammer every day grew more and more between; and each blow every day grew fainter than the last; the wife sat frozen at the window, with tearless
eyes, glitteringly gazing into the weeping faces of her children; the bellows fell; the forge choked up with cinders; the house was sold; the mother dived down into the long church-yard grass; her children twice followed her thither; and the houseless, familyless old man staggered off a vagabond in crape; his every woe unreverenced; his grey head a scorn to flaxen curls!
and speechless, she sat in the room where the revelation of her father's death had first reached her; her face, unnaturally petrified by the sterile sorrow of old age -- a white, changeless blank, fearful to look at.
And there, amazed and afraid, even as I stood amazed and afraid, were my cousin and my wife--my wife white and tearless
. She gave a faint cry.
The king's children next arrived -- the Princess Charlotte, a beautiful, fair-haired child, with tears in her eyes, and the Duke of Gloucester, a boy eight or nine years old, whose tearless
eyes and curling lip revealed a growing pride.
Pushing back Natasha who looked at her with astonished but tearless
eyes, she locked her in; and having given orders to the yard porter to admit the persons who would be coming that evening, but not to let them out again, and having told the footman to bring them up to her, she seated herself in the drawing room to await the abductors.
When Will had ceased to speak she had become an image of sickened misery: her lips were pale, and her eyes had a tearless
dismay in them.
I did not attempt to follow him, but remained seated in the arm-chair, speechless, tearless
, and almost motionless, till he returned about half-an-hour after, and walking up to me, held the candle in my face and peered into my eyes with looks and laughter too insulting to be borne.
Such, and at no very distant period, was the respect paid to the military in these States, where now, happily, no symbol of war is ever seen, unless at the free and tearless
voice of their people.
Marilla, brusque and tearless
, pecked Anne's cheek and said she supposed they'd hear from her when she got settled.
Francine having left the room, as penitently as she had entered it (with her handkerchief over her tearless
eyes), he was at liberty, with certain reserves, to return to what had passed between Mrs.