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been pensive; but, on the appearance of his companions, he assumed a more
cheerful air, and they sat down to eat. The meal was quickly dispatched. The
young woman was again occupied in arranging the cottage; the old man walked
He would talk in a cheerful aceent, with an expression of goodness that
bestowed pleasure even upon me. Agatha list. ened with respect, her eyes
sometimes filled with tears, which she endeavoured to wipe away unperceived;
but I generally ...
But if his countenance was more sorrowful, his voice was more cheerful than that
of his sister, especially when he addressed the old man. * ... " “ I could mention
innumerable instances, which, although slight, marked the dispositions of these ...
... and once his father paused in his music, and I conjectured by his manner that
he in. quired the cause of his son's sorrow, Felix replied in a cheerful accent, and
the old man was recommencing his music, when some one tapped at the door.
“One day, when the sun shone on the red leaves that strewed the ground, and
diffused cheerfulness, although it denied warmth, Safie, Agatha, and FePix,
departed on a long country walk, and the old man, at his own desire, was left
alone in ...
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