Mademoiselle Mathilde: A Novel, Volume 2

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Bradbury, Evans, 1868
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Page 190 - Lionel, though not a man of the world, seems to have had some dim idea as to what was the best thing to do under the circumstances; for he quietly drew her to a chair, and said only, " Come, and tell me all about it, dearest.
Page 78 - You bears the marks yet, no doubt." This would certainly have turned the tables against Sir Lionel, but there was a dead silence. Martin, finding his wit falling dead, turned to see the cause, and Sir Lionel Somers and the Rector looked up also. The crowd had parted, and had made a circle elsewhere, and in the centre of it stood a man quite as noble, and more remarkable than either Sir Lionel, the Rector, or Martin.
Page 105 - Somebody has said that a woman always knows when a man is in love with her.
Page 73 - ... interesting to note some of the literary confusion and anomolous idioms. The most common by far is the substitution of laid for lay (the past tense of lie). It is not only heard daily in the speech of cultivated people, but has appeared frequently enough in literature to merit observation. For example, "The Waterloo man was represented by a little child of three; a Martin of course, who laid in the gutter" (Kingsley) ; "The look of immovable endurance which underlaid her expression...
Page 176 - " Out of the way, sparrow ! " said Madame D'Isigny; "let me look. Ah, del! there sits on the cold grass the great and dignified D'Isigny himself, bound like a sheep. But he looks grand, this husband of mine ! but...

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