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As she was rather tired this evening, her simple `` Thank you for the use of your bath '' -- when she sat down opposite him -- spoken in a low voice, came across with coolnesses of intelligence and control.
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she and was
They were dirty, their clothes were torn, and the girl was so exhausted that she fell when she was still twenty feet from the front door.
He was thinking that the way she had responded to his own kiss hadn't meant what he had believed it had.
He might tell her how sorry a spectacle she was making of herself, pretending to be blind to the way Julia Fortune had taken Dean's affections from her.
She was carrying a quirt, and she started to raise it, then let it fall again and dangle from her wrist.
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
But she was caught in it, and she faced the terrible possibility that, if it were a dream, it was one from which she might never awaken.
Facing the forest now, she who had not dared to enter it before, walked between two trees at random and headed in what she believed was the direction of the pool.
Was it not possible, after all, that the forest was in league with her and her child that its sympathy lay with the Culvers that she had erred in failing to understand this??
she and rather
Meynell once again paid his debts and it was Katie, rather than Thompson, whose life was soon ended, for she died in childbirth in April, 1901, in the first year of her marriage.
She even spoke differently when she was clean, and she was clean now for his departure and her voice clear and rather sharp.
Her uniform was of rich, raw silk, in a shade which matched her hair, skin, housepaint, and cats, and since she was so thin as to be almost shapeless, she rather resembled a frozen fish stick.
Jaggers' iron control over her ( `` she would remove her hands from any dish she put before him, hesitatingly, as if she dreaded his calling her back ) '' ) rests on his having once got her acquitted of a murder charge by cleverly contriving her sleeves at the trial to conceal her strength and by passing off the lacerations on the backs of her hands as the scratches of brambles rather than of human fingernails.
and in the fact that she bases her decisions about work, college, carreer, and studies on what others are doing, rather than on her own sense of identity with given skills, abilities, likes, and dislikes.
`` I rather resent '', she said, `` you speaking to those groups in Portland as though just the move accomplished this.
Gunny symbolized so much that was unpleasant -- Tolley, the indifference with which the Fairbrothers and indeed the whole neighborhood now treated her and which she would die rather than acknowledge to her husband, his lack of understanding and sympathy in her present condition, her disgusting swollen stomach.
For example, in the first editions of the collection The Mysterious Mr Quin ( 1930 ), in the short story " The Soul of the Croupier ," she described " Hebraic men with hook-noses wearing rather flamboyant jewellery "; in later editions the passage was edited to describe " sallow men " wearing same.
One of the cookbooks that proliferated in the colonies was The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy written by Hannah Glasse, wrote of disdain for the French style of cookery, stating “ the blind folly of this age that would rather be imposed on by a French booby, than give encouragement to a good English cook !” Of the French recipes, she does add to the text she speaks out flagrantly against the dishes as she “… think it an odd jumble of trash .” Reinforcing the anti-French sentiment was the French and Indian War from 1754-1764.
Levenson, however, suggests that she " senses the drift of history " from intelligence rather than from special revelation.
Michael Meyer argues that the play's theme is not women's rights, but rather " the need of every individual to find out the kind of person he or she really is and to strive to become that person.
She did not believe in the theory of symbiosis proposed by Simon Schwendener, the German mycologist as previously thought, rather she proposed a more independent process of reproduction.
In an alternative version, she spent a night at Apollo's temple, at which time the temple snakes licked her ears clean so that she was able to hear the future ( this is a recurring theme in Greek mythology, though sometimes it brings an ability to understand the language of animals rather than an ability to know the future ).
she and tired
Whenever she found time, she went blackberry picking with him, and they would come home together, mouths purple, arms and faces scratched, tired enough to forget grief for another day.
Intuition told him, however, that she was tired and winded from the run up the Reef and would not charge, yet.
Eugenia suspected her of deliberately overturning the heater because she was getting tired of dragging it back and forth and still wanted her own way, but Hope said if Grandma wouldn't have the heater nobody would have it, so Grandma had to give in.
The citizens of St. Mary Mead like her but are often tired by her nosy nature and how she seems to expect the worst of everyone.
" Ninon always had crowds of adorers but never more than one lover at a time, and when she tired of the present occupier, she said so frankly and took another.
When the monarch grew tired of a first minister, he or she could be dismissed, or worse: Cromwell was executed and Clarendon driven into exile when they lost favour.
Her last words ( to her housekeeper Carmen ), were reportedly, " I'm so tired ," before she died of pneumonia at the age of 67.
Although she refused to talk to friends throughout her life about her reasons for retiring, she told Swedish biographer Sven Broman four years before her death, " I was tired of Hollywood.
" Valentina Ivanovna Chebotareva, who worked with her at the hospital, described in her journal how she planned to boil silk while Tatiana was otherwise occupied, fearing that Tatiana would be too tired to help her.
Weary of Scotland she may have been: she was now even more tired of Lord Methven, who was proving himself to be even worse than Angus in his desire both for other women and for his wife's money ; also, their only child, a daughter ( possibly called Dorothea Stewart ), died in infancy.
We have long been smarting under the conceit of America – we are tired of hearing her boast that she is the freest and the most enlightened country that the world has ever seen.
Although " Bob " has been married to other women, spirits, deities, and inanimate objects ( he was married to Eris, the Discordian mother Goddess for a while, though she grew tired of him and kicked him out ), Connie is described in the SubGenius documentary Arise!
Bogdanovich had seen Brennan on the stage in Little Mary Sunshine in the 1960s and thought she had the perfect face for the tired waitress.
The album received mixed reviews, with the lyrics being described as " tired " and " dull ", though critic Greil Marcus praised the musical complexity of the album by saying: " It carries the listener into a musical home so perfect and complete he or she might have forgotten that music could call up such a place, and then populate it with people, acts, wishes, fears.