"Would you like to be called one?"
"Is there nobody who has the right to apply the term to you?"
"You encouraged Mr. Coventry's addresses?"
"I am afraid I did not discourage them, as I wish I had. It is so hard to foresee every thing."
"Pray do you remember the fifth day of last December?"
"Can I ever forget it?" (Redder.)
"Is it true that Mr. Coventry proposed for you, that day?"
"No; no. Then he has told you so? How ungenerous! All I did was, I hesitated, and cried, and didn't say 'no,' downright--like a fool. Oh, papa, have pity on me, and save me." And now she was pale.
Was it, though, the ever beautiful blossoms of hollyhocks
a comfortable farm-house, where there were several very
and similarly shattered, but all the blocks appeared as
during that season are three or four leagues distant from
The people here live chiefly on shell-fish and potatoes.
who laughed in turn, and bought their richest veins for