When you come home you sit down in a sober, contemplative, not uncharitable
frame of mind, and apply yourself to your books or your business.
But my belief is that all the senor bachelor's pains will be of no avail to bring a man so hopelessly cracked to his senses again; and if it were not uncharitable
, I would say may Don Quixote never be cured, for by his recovery we lose not only his own drolleries, but his squire Sancho Panza's too, any one of which is enough to turn melancholy itself into merriment.
were apt to surmise that he had, in the interim, been well used up in a buffalo hunt; but those accustomed to Indian morality in the matter of horseflesh, considered it a singular evidence of honesty that he should be brought back at all.
Heaven forgive me the supposition, if it be an uncharitable
one, but I do firmly and in my soul believe, that the man systematically tried for many years to break her heart; but she bore it all for her child's sake, and, however strange it may seem to many, for his father's too; for brute as he was, and cruelly as he had treated her, she had loved him once; and the recollection of what he had been to her, awakened feelings of forbearance and meekness under suffering in her bosom, to which all God's creatures, but women, are strangers.
I demand your authorities for such an uncharitable
assertion (like other advocates of a system, David was not always accurate in his use of terms).
But no—I will not be so uncharitable
as to suppose it.
Jane Andrews said she thought puffed sleeves were too worldly for a minister's wife, but I didn't make any such uncharitable
remark, Marilla, because I know what it is to long for puffed sleeves.
Where her opinions and sentiments tallied with mine, it was her extreme good sense, her exquisite taste and feeling, that delighted me; where they differed, it was still her uncompromising boldness in the avowal or defence of that difference, her earnestness and keenness, that piqued my fancy: and even when she angered me by her unkind words or looks, and her uncharitable
conclusions respecting me, it only made me the more dissatisfied with myself for having so unfavourably impressed her, and the more desirous to vindicate my character and disposition in her eyes, and, if possible, to win her esteem.
Her figure was meagre, her face seemed all teeth and eyes, her references to her sister and brother were uncharitable
. For all her cleverness and culture, she was probably one of those soulless, atheistical women who have been so shown up by Miss Corelli.
I HOPE it's not uncharitable
to remember that last Christmas Eve she drank eleven cups of tea, and grumbled all the time.
"Oh no; and not handsome,--that is, not very," said Lucy, half-penitent at this uncharitable
'He is an excellent man, most exemplary in every way; and he pointed out to her that she ought, as a Christian, to reconcile herself to the sacrifice (especially as it was so uncertain), and to bear no uncharitable
feeling towards me.