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Page 131 - His manner has distinction, enhanced and refined by the eye-glasses which his nearsightedness obliges him to wear. He sits somewhat ponderously in the chair in which he has planted a person just losing its earlier squareness in the lines of beauty ; his feet are set rather wide apart in the fashion of gentlemen approaching a certain weight; and he has an air of amiable resolution as of a man who having dined well yesterday means to dine well to-day. Charles Bellingham, smiling amusement and slowly...
Page 81 - I don't know; not exactly." Blake. " It made me think of the notion of a gentleman I once heard from a very nice fellow years ago: he believed that you could n't be a gentleman unless you began with your grandfather. I was younger then, and I remember shivering over it, for it left me quite out in the cold, though I could n't help liking the man; he was a gentleman in spite of what he said, — a splendid fellow, if you made allowance for him. You have to make allowances for everybody, especially...
Page 145 - Bellingham: "Um!" Mrs. Bellingham, after a pause : " You don't kuow anything about his — his — family, do you, Charles ? " Bellingham: "No, mother, I don't. My impression is that he has no family, any more than — Adam; or — protoplasm. All I know about him is that he was from first to last one of those natural gentlemen that upset all your preconceived notions of those things.
Page 108 - You can't safely marry any man whose history you despise. Marriage is a terrible thing, my dear; young girls can never understand how it searches out the heart and tries and tests in every way. You mustn't have a husband whom you can imagine with a wad of greasy cotton in his hand. There will be wicked moments in which you will taunt and torment each other.
Page 102 - — she hides her face again, and sobs out the words behind her handkerchief — "that I ww-anted to — to — to marry him! Oh, how shall I ever endure it? It was a thousand times worse than the tramps, — a thousand times." Mrs. Bellingham remains silently regarding her daughter, who continues to bemoan herself, and then lifts her tear-stained face: " Don't you think it was ungratefully, horridly, cruelly Tulgar?