Elizabeth Gaskell

North and South

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    , mother,' continued he, stopping short in his walk right in front of her, 'I dare not hope. I never was fainthearted before; but I cannot believe such
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    Mr. Thornton was a good deal more surprised and discomfited than she. Instead of a quiet, middle-aged clergyman, a young lady came forward with frank dignity,—a young lady of a different type to most of those he was in the habit of seeing. Her dress was very plain: a close straw bonnet of the best material and shape, trimmed with white ribbon; a dark silk gown, without any trimming or flounce; a large Indian shawl, which hung about her in long heavy folds, and which she wore as an empress wears her drapery. He did not understand who she was, as he caught the simple, straight, unabashed look, which showed that his being there was of no concern to the beautiful countenance, and called up no flush of surprise to the pale ivory of the complexion. He had heard that Mr. Hale had a daughter, but he had imagined that she was a little girl.

    'Mr
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    egiment was stationed;
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    that "gentleman" is a term that only describes a person in his relation to others; but when we speak of him as "a man," we consider him not merely with regard to his fellow-men, but in relation to himself,—to life—to time—to eternity. A cast-away lonely as Robinson Crusoe—a prisoner immured in a dungeon for life—na
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    turning to the poor dumb form with wild appeal.
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    , now the law is raised again us
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    'Not at work, sure enough,' said he, with a short, grim laugh. 'Not at what you call work. I were at the Committee, till I were si
    benmamiaazhar1619has quoted8 months ago
    What wi' hard work first, and sickness at last, hoo's led the life of a dog. And to die without knowing one good piece o' rejoicing in all her days! Nay, wench, whatever hoo said, hoo can know nought about it now, and I mun ha' a sup o' drink just to steady me again sorrow.'
    benmamiaazhar1619has quoted8 months ago
    She told me last of all to keep yo' fro' drink!'
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    Oh, help me! he's going out to drink again! Father, I'll not leave yo'
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    the idea that he had been drinking—not enough to intoxicate himself, but enough to make his thoughts bewildered.
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    mind. 'They rest from their labours.' 'The weary are at rest.' 'He giveth His beloved sleep.'
    b1537090511has quoted8 months ago
    there's good and bad in everything in this world; and as you felt the bad up here, I thought it was but fair you should know the bad down there.'
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    would rather be a man toiling, suffering—nay, failing and successless—here, than lead a dull prosperous life in the old worn grooves of what you call more aristocratic society down in the South, with their slow days of careless ease. One may be clogged with honey and unable to rise and fly.'
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    North and South has both met and made kind o' friends in this big
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    Margaret went up into the old nursery at the very top of the house, where Newton was busy getting up some laces which were required for the wedding. While Newton went
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    cowering and gibbering
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    ramble among the woods and fields so
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    was sure she would make herself deadly
    Lusya Gomelyukhas quoted3 years ago
    To parody a line out of Fairfax's Tasso—
    'His strong idea wandered through her thought.'
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