In a word, after being tried
out, the crisp, shrivelled blubber, now called scraps or fritters, still contains considerable of its unctuous properties.
medicine and exercise, but it was useless, and my father came to take my letters off my hands while I gave myself some ineffectual respites.
He liked the work so much that he had several times tried
his hand at mowing since.
Her anger never lasted long, and having humbly confessed her fault, she sincerely repented and tried
to do better.
since he's set up his old chemical shop, where he'll blow himself to bits some day, and you and uncle will have the fun of putting him together again," and Steve tried
to look as if the idea amused him.
She writes, therefore, to assure me that she is safe and well -- that she hopes to see me before long -- and that she has something to tell me, when we meet, which will try my sisterly love for her as nothing has tried
I 've tried
to think it 's nothing but vanity or imagination, yet I can't help seeing a difference, and feeling as if I ought not to pretend that I don't.
to run away, but hardly had he taken a step, when he felt his arms grasped and heard two horrible, deep voices say to him: "Your money or your life
to make out to myself that I warn't to blame, because I didn't run Jim off from his rightful owner; but it warn't no use, conscience up and says, every time, "But you knowed he was running for his free- dom, and you could a paddled ashore and told some- body.
Well, I've tried
to say "HOW DOTH THE LITTLE BUSY BEE," but it all came different
Can you not tell us," she said to Mirabel, "why Miss Jethro tried
to prevent Emily Brown from meeting you here?
Jurgis got home somehow, scarcely able to see for the pain, and with an awful terror in his soul, Elzbieta helped him into bed and bandaged his injured foot with cold water and tried
hard not to let him see her dismay; when the rest came home at night she met them outside and told them, and they, too, put on a cheerful face, saying it would only be for a week or two, and that they would pull him through.