But Matthew so rarely went from home that it must be something pressing and unusual which was taking him; he was the shyest man alive and hated to have to go among strangers or to any place where he might have to talk.
I was beginning to be afraid you weren't coming for me and I was imagining all the things that might have happened to prevent you.
Had it been any other man in Avonlea, Mrs. Rachel, deftly putting this and that together, might have given a pretty good guess as to both questions.
Anne's consequent humiliation was less than it might have been, however, in view of the concert and the spare-room bed.
He hated Rose now, he wanted to hurt him, he thought of biting things he might have said to him.
Certain sounds from without revealed that the town was in festivity, though little of the festival, whatever it might have been, could be seen here.
Had this been a case in the court of an omniscient judge, he might have entered on his notes the curious fact that Sue had placed the minor for the major indiscretion, and had not said a word about the kiss.
When he had despatched the note by a boy he regretted that in his hurry he should have suggested to her to meet him out of doors, when he might have said he would call upon her.
Now, a new preacher at the Presbyterian church, or even the Baptist--he might have a chance to create talk, and make a stir.
Where else, one would like to know, could the Bishop have been domiciled in a Methodist house where he might have a sitting-room all to himself, with his bedroom leading out of it?
Although he could ill afford it, he subscribed now for a daily paper that he might have a perpetually renewed source of good conversational topics for these more worldly calls.
I watched her light slowly descending the wall, as I might have watched, adown the sky, the long, swift approach of a helping angel.
If it had lasted longer it might have tinged my employments and life.
It was on the whole a rare amusement, which, continued too long, might have become a dissipation.
He had been comforting himself with the thought of a cottage, rude, indeed, but one which he might make neat and quiet, and where he might have a shelf for his Bible, and a place to be alone out of his laboring hours.
It's rather a fool-scheme, if you ask me, but it might have been a nuisance if it had been sprung on us unawares.
I might have put by a comfortable provision for my old age, in those days, if I had been willing to push my claims, and worry the Staff into giving me what was my due.
This elderly and urbane diplomat took a gift of thirty thousand pounds as he might have accepted a superior cigar.
To another, I replied, I might have a difficulty in explaining; but I am sure that you will admit a proposition which I am about to make.
We are enquiring into the nature of absolute justice and into the character of the perfectly just, and into injustice and the perfectly unjust, that we might have an ideal.
It was not necessary to change the course of the Thuria to permit of passing directly above the scene of battle, but Carthoris dropped his craft a few hundred feet that he might have a better and closer view.
And then it had been that he had legally wed one of his slaves that he might have a son to stand among the jeds when Nutus died and a new jeddak was chosen.
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