My mind, with inconceivable rapidity followed out all the consequences of such a death.
Perhaps, they became the restless people they were, in consequence.
Consequently, I said as little as I could, and had my face shoved against the kitchen wall.
I calculated the consequences of replying "Four Hundred Pound," and finding them against me, went as near the answer as I could—which was somewhere about eightpence off.
However, in the confusion of the mist, I found myself at last too far to the right, and consequently had to try back along the river-side, on the bank of loose stones above the mud and the stakes that staked the tide out.
But there was a calm, a rest, a virtuous hush, consequent on these examinations of our affairs that gave me, for the time, an admirable opinion of myself.
My greatest reassurance was that he was coming to Barnard’s Inn, not to Hammersmith, and consequently would not fall in Bentley Drummle’s way.
At that time jails were much neglected, and the period of exaggerated reaction consequent on all public wrongdoing—and which is always its heaviest and longest punishment—was still far off.
As I knew it would be miserable at home, and as the nights were dark and the way was dreary, and almost any companionship on the road was better than none, I made no great resistance; consequently, we turned into Pumblechook’s just as the street and the shops were lighting up.
And when he and I were left alone together, he sat with an air upon him of general lying by in consequence of information he possessed, that really was too much for me.
All the truth of my position came flashing on me; and its disappointments, dangers, disgraces, consequences of all kinds, rushed in in such a multitude that I was borne down by them and had to struggle for every breath I drew.
You must accept all consequences of that hypothesis.
And I had heard of the death of her husband, from an accident consequent on his ill-treatment of a horse.
So anxiously looked forward to, charged with such consequences, its results so impenetrably hidden, though so near.
If Compeyson were alive and should discover his return, I could hardly doubt the consequence.
It was a consequence of his hurt that he spoke so low as to be scarcely audible; therefore he spoke very little.
Two dismally absurd persons, each ostentatiously exhibiting a crutch done up in a black bandage,—as if that instrument could possibly communicate any comfort to anybody,—were posted at the front door; and in one of them I recognized a postboy discharged from the Boar for turning a young couple into a sawpit on their bridal morning, in consequence of intoxication rendering it necessary for him to ride his horse clasped round the neck with both arms.
" ’Consequence, my father didn’t make objections to my going to work; so I went to work to work at my present calling, which were his too, if he would have followed it, and I worked tolerable hard, I assure you, Pip.
" ’Consequence, my mother and me we ran away from my father several times; and then my mother she’d go out to work, and she’d say, "Joe," she’d say, "now, please God, you shall have some schooling, child," and she’d put me to school.
"What else can be the consequence," said Herbert, in explanation, "if he will cut the cheese?
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