Catherine reflected an instant, with knitted brows — she found it needful to smooth the way for an intrusion.
Whether she would have got over this fancy if left to herself, or persevered in nursing it perpetually, I cannot say: she had little time to reflect.
’Yes, Heathcliff,’ he replied, glancing from me up to the windows, which reflected a score of glittering moons, but showed no lights from within.
Hindley is too reckless to select his acquaintance prudently: he doesn’t trouble himself to reflect on the causes he might have for mistrusting one whom he has basely injured.
One end, indeed, reflected splendidly both light and heat from ranks of immense pewter dishes, interspersed with silver jugs and tankards, towering row after row, on a vast oak dresser, to the very roof.
’I’ve a pleasure in him,’ he continued, reflecting aloud.
Do you reflect that all those words will be branded in my memory, and eating deeper eternally after you have left me?
’This is Edgar’s legal nephew,’ I reflected — ’mine in a manner; I must shake hands, and — yes — I must kiss him.
I reflected as the good woman descended to receive the doctor: and not exactly of the kind which I should have chosen to amuse me.
’And what if she should have slipped in clambering among them,’ I reflected, ’and been killed, or broken some of her bones?’
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Come, I reflected, his father’s selfishness may contribute to his comfort.
It gave Joseph satisfaction, apparently, to watch him go the worst lengths: he allowed that the lad was ruined: that his soul was abandoned to perdition; but then he reflected that Heathcliff must answer for it.
I reflected, while riding down the road.
Well, I reflected, there was never a pleasanter, or more harmless sight; and it will be a burning shame to scold them.
I reflected to myself, ’we shall have a fit of illness.
The moon shone bright; a sprinkling of snow covered the ground, and I reflected that she might, possibly, have taken it into her head to walk about the garden, for refreshment.
And then I set myself to reflect how I had tended him in infancy, and watched him grow to youth, and followed him almost through his whole course; and what absurd nonsense it was to yield to that sense of horror.