Yes, I hated myself for having forgotten her; but I hated God for having given her back to my tortured brain; it made life so many thousandfold
more sweet, and death so many thousandfold
Of all good things the origin is a thousandfold
,--all good roguish things spring into existence for joy: how could they always do so--for once only!
"Whatever, Lord, we tend to Thee, Repaid a thousandfold shall be, Then gladly will we give to Thee, Giver of all!'
After giving many good reasons for charity, the preacher wound up with 'and, for all you give, you will be repaid a thousandfold!' Oh the utter meanness of such a motive, to be put before men who do know what self-sacrifice is, who can appreciate generosity and heroism!
The glow of the sun from above, its thousandfold
reflection from the waves, the sea-water that fell and dried upon me, caking my very lips with salt, combined to make my throat burn and my brain ache.
His child-like imagination pictured wonderful creatures within, and the very impossibility of forcing entrance added a thousandfold
to his desire to do so.
He operated wholly alone, but he created a thousandfold
more terror and achieved a thousandfold
more destruction than all the terrorist groups added together.
After the whirl of noise and riot in which the last two days had been passed, the pleasures of solitude and peace were enhanced a thousandfold
. He felt quite happy; and as he leaned upon his staff and mused, a bright smile overspread his face, and none but cheerful visions floated into his brain.
As the frugal farmer takes care that his cattle shall eat down the rowen, and swine shall eat the waste of his house, and poultry shall pick the crumbs,--so our economical mother dispatches a new genius and habit of mind into every district and condition of existence, plants an eye wherever a new ray of light can fall, and gathering up into some man every property in the universe, establishes thousandfold
occult mutual attractions among her offspring, that all this wash and waste of power may be imparted and exchanged.
The suggestions are thousandfold
that I hear and see.
Such power and patronage: such relatives of influence and rank: as smiled upon me then, look coldly now; but there are smiling fields and waving trees in England's richest county; and by one village church--mine, Rose, my own!--there stands a rustic dwelling which you can make me prouder of, than all the hopes I have renounced, measured a thousandfold
. This is my rank and station now, and here I lay it down!'
'Riches became mine, wealth poured in upon me, and I rioted in pleasures enhanced a thousandfold
to me by the consciousness of my well-kept secret.