4.Turning her eyes on the cottage, she turned them on the bachelor as well. Mr. Smith in a light morning coat, and his arm as usual in a black sling, was out of doors amidst the rose trees on the little lawn, gazing at one of them through his green spectacles. Miss Blake stopped as he saluted her, and good mornings were exchanged.
6. It came to passe, that Spinelloccio, by often resorting to the houseof Zeppa, as well in his absence, as when he abode at home; beganne toglance amorous looks on Zeppaes wife, and pursued his unneighbourlypurpose in such sort: that hee being the stronger perswader, and she(belike) too credulous in beleeving, or else overfeeble inresisting; from private imparlance, they fell to action; and continuedtheir close fight a long while together, unseene and withoutsuspition, no doubt to their equall joy and contentment.But, whether as a just punishment, for breaking so loving a league offriendship and neighbour-hood, or rather a fatall infliction, evermoreattending on the closest Cuckoldry, their felicity still continuing inthis kinde: it fortuned on a day, Zeppa abiding within doors, contraryto the knowledge of his wife, Spinelloccio came to enquire for him,and she answering (as she verily supposed) that he was gon abroad:uppe they went both together into the Hall, and no bodie being thereto hinder what they intended, they fell to their wonted recreationwithout any feare, kissing and embracing as Lovers use to do.
1. Then shalt thou understand which things disturb penance, and this is in four things; that is dread, shame, hope, and wanhope, that is, desperation. And for to speak first of dread, for which he weeneth that he may suffer no penance, thereagainst is remedy for to think that bodily penance is but short and little at the regard of [in comparison with] the pain of hell, that is so cruel and so long, that it lasteth without end. Now against the shame that a man hath to shrive him, and namely [specially] these hypocrites, that would be holden so perfect, that they have no need to shrive them; against that shame should a man think, that by way of reason he that hath not been ashamed to do foul things, certes he ought not to be ashamed to do fair things, and that is confession. A man should eke think, that God seeth and knoweth all thy thoughts, and all thy works; to him may nothing be hid nor covered. Men should eke remember them of the shame that is to come at the day of doom, to them that be not penitent and shriven in this present life; for all the creatures in heaven, and in earth, and in hell, shall see apertly [openly] all that he hideth in this world.
5. This was the first strong result of the situation between them,but with the nearing of the last day of the business the gloombecame almost a permanent thing. Hurstwood could not conceal hisfeelings about the matter. Carrie could not help wondering whereshe was drifting. It got so that they talked even less thanusual, and yet it was not Hurstwood who felt any objection toCarrie. It was Carrie who shied away from him. This he noticed.It aroused an objection to her becoming indifferent to him. Hemade the possibility of friendly intercourse almost a giant task,and then noticed with discontent that Carrie added to it by hermanner and made it more impossible.
2. At this instant Theobaldo thought it to be a very apt and convenienttime to disclose himselfe, and to comfort the Lady, with an assuredsignall of hope, for the deliverance of her Father, wherefore he said:Ladie, to the end that I may comfort you infallibly in thisdangerous perill of your fathers life, I am to make knowne anespeciall secret to you, which you are to keepe carefully (as youtender your owne life) from ever being revealed to the world. Theywere then in a place of sufficient privacie, and by themselves,because she reposed great confidence in the Pilgrims sanctity or life,as thinking him none other then he seemed to be. Theobaldo tooke outof his Purse a Ring, which she gave him the last night of theirconversing together, and he had kept with no meane care: and shewingit to her, said; Do you know this Ring Madam? So soone as she sawit, immediatly she knew it, and answered, Yes Sir, I know the Ring,and confesse that heretofore I gave it to Theobaldo.
5.The US president-elect has pledged to abandon trade agreements which could have wide-reaching effects on American imports and exports of commodities if trade agreements are revised.
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