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Page 77 - The 4 noise of the carriages often prevents 5 my sleeping in London. There 6 are five senses, namely, the sight, the hearing, the smell, the taste, and the feeling. The smallpox is in the village. I would advise you to take care of yourself. I do not fear it; I was vaccinated several years since. Did you not cough s in the night ? Yes, 9 nearly, the whole night.
Page 36 - By his assiduity and diligence he has made a large fortune. You know that gentleman ? Yes, I do. He does not know his rules. Yes, he does. He knows neither his articles nor his verbs. I know what you say. I should like very much to know that family. He knows them by sight, not personally. I know ali my prepositions by heart.
Page 9 - Cousin, said she, do you believe I am in the right when I say I am but forty ? I am sure, madam, replied he, I ought not to dispute it ; for I have constantly heard you say so for above these ten years.
Page 75 - SPINSTER. Formerly it was a maxim, that a young woman should never be married till she had spun herself a set of body, table, and bed linen. From this custom all unmarried women were termed spinsters, an appellation they still retain in all deeds and law proceedings.
Page 63 - When I have heard him, I shall be able to judge of his abilities. When I have learned French, I intend to study German. When they have answered my letter, I will then go and see them. When I have friends staying ' with me, I seldom study. When I am in France, I do as they 2 do in France.
Page 27 - every day. I see him. I owe her a hundred pounds. He obeys them punctually. He loves me more than 2 I love him. I give it you, on condition 3 that you do not sell it to them.
Page 45 - ... used by most masters in this country. Read them over, and over again; never be tired of doing so and you will succeed. Believe a man whose labours have been, for these last twenty years, directed to smooth the numerous difficulties which at all times have...
Page 58 - I am very fond of birds ; buy me a lark. 93. one blackbird, several larks, and nine or ten thrushes. The butcher always calls when I am at breakfast. Tell him to call again ; also ask him if he has a leg of mutton, some veal cutlets, and a calf's head.