References in classic literature ?
Don't you remember that evening last spring when I went a piece with Miss Reade and told you when I came back that a story was growing?
I am told that, with a little practice, one can remember all that goes on or that one hears said during a day.
HAS there ever been a time when no stories were told? Has there ever been a people who did not care to listen?
He told me to tell yer he's got his collars and cuffs in dat grip for a scoot clean out to 'Frisco.
For it would be easy to see that she has always been brought up in a tender and happy home, even if she had not told me so with great love for it.
NOT long after Grandfather had told the story of his great chair, there chanced to be a rainy day.
"I have a little brown cocoon of an idea that may possibly expand into a magnificent moth of fulfilment," Anne told Gilbert when she reached home.
I was astonished at the sincerity and temper of this pious Papist, as much as I was oppressed by the power of his reasoning; and it presently occurred to my thoughts, that if such a temper was universal, we might be all Catholic Christians, whatever Church or particular profession we joined in; that a spirit of charity would soon work us all up into right principles; and as he thought that the like charity would make us all Catholics, so I told him I believed, had all the members of his Church the like moderation, they would soon all be Protestants.
As it happened, however, the New York doctor did not come "to-morrow." At the last moment a telegram told of an unavoidable delay owing to the sudden illness of the specialist himself.
Only the other day she had told Wrench to check some domestic problem or other with his hat, and he had nearly given notice.
On his return he asked the parrot what had happened during his absence, and the parrot told him some things which made him scold his wife.
I have applied to your lawyer in London, and have been told, in reply, that you have forbidden him to disclose the place of your retreat to any one without first receiving your permission to do so.