One Sunday evening, it chanced that they were banished from the sitting-room, for making a noise, or a light offence of the kind; and when I went to call them to supper, I could discover them nowhere.
On coming back a few days afterwards (for I did not consider my banishment perpetual), I found they had christened him ’Heathcliff’: it was the name of a son who died in childhood, and it has served him ever since, both for Christian and surname.
I never would have banished him from her society as long as she desired his.
’Is there some new reason for this banishment?’
I desire an explanation: playing and trifling are completely banished out of my mind; and I can’t dance attendance on your affectations now!’
’Oh, indeed; you’re tired of being banished from the world, are you?’ he said.
Mr. Heathcliff, who grew more and more disinclined to society, had almost banished Earnshaw from his apartment.