Belleforet, Father Le Juge, and Corrozet affirm that it was picked up on the morrow, with great pomp, by the clergy of the quarter, and borne to the treasury of the church of Saint Opportune, where the sacristan, even as late as 1789, earned a tolerably
handsome revenue out of the great miracle of the Statue of the Virgin at the corner of the Rue Mauconseil, which had, by its mere presence, on the memorable night between the sixth and seventh of January, 1482, exorcised the defunct Eustache Moubon, who, in order to play a trick on the devil, had at his death maliciously concealed his soul in his straw pallet.
"In my judgment, the figure," said the Critic, "is tolerably
good, though rather Etrurian, but the expression of the face is decidedly Tuscan, and therefore false to nature.
And to the pang of a friend disgracing herself and sunk in her esteem, was added the distressing conviction that it was impossible for that friend to be tolerably
happy in the lot she had chosen.
"I may be a baby," said the Mouse, gravely, as he passed outward through the forest of shins, "but I know tolerably
well how to diagnose a volcano."
Fish--sole, salmon, or whiting--usually tolerably
Her feelings are tolerably
acute, and she is so charmingly artless in their display as to afford the most reasonable hope of her being ridiculous, and despised by every man who sees her.
"Volumnia," replies Sir Leicester, who has a list in his hand, "we are doing tolerably
"Pretty well, my dearI hopepretty well.I do not know but that the place agrees with her tolerably
But Sunday made her a very creditable and tolerably
"No; you know I have a tolerably
handsome house; and that house composes the better part of my property."
Ostensibly she went to get some shades of Berlin wool, at a tolerably
respectable shop that was chiefly supported by the ladies of the vicinity: really--I trust there is no breach of charity in supposing that she went with the idea of meeting either with the Rector himself, or some other admirer by the way; for as we went along, she kept wondering 'what Hatfield would do or say, if we met him,' &c.
The difference was finally adjusted, by the man who had come out of the cabin knocking the other into it head first, and taking the helm into his own hands, without evincing the least discomposure himself, or causing any in his friend, who, being of a tolerably
strong constitution and perfectly inured to such trifles, went to sleep as he was, with his heels upwards, and in a couple of minutes or so was snoring comfortably.