Having thus acknowledged what I owe those who have aided and approved me, I turn to another class; a small one, so far as I know, but not, therefore, to be overlooked.
If, therefore, the authorship of other works of fiction has been attributed to me, an honour is awarded where it is not merited; and consequently, denied where it is justly due.
It would please me now to draw you out — to learn more of you — therefore speak.
I know it well; therefore I proceed almost as freely as if I were writing my thoughts in a diary.
Humility is a Christian grace, and one peculiarly appropriate to the pupils of Lowood; I, therefore, direct that especial care shall be bestowed on its cultivation amongst them.
Most things free-born will submit to anything for a salary; therefore, keep to yourself, and don’t venture on generalities of which you are intensely ignorant.
I am only bound to invoke Memory where I know her responses will possess some degree of interest; therefore I now pass a space of eight years almost in silence: a few lines only are necessary to keep up the links of connection.
I have a curiosity to hear my fortune told: therefore, Sam, order the beldame forward.
I would scorn such a union: therefore I am better than you — let me go!
Mrs. Fairfax, I saw, approved me: her anxiety on my account vanished; therefore I was certain I did well.
No, sir; that I am certain I could not; and therefore I see there is but one way: but you will be furious if I mention it.
My pupil was a lively child, who had been spoilt and indulged, and therefore was sometimes wayward; but as she was committed entirely to my care, and no injudicious interference from any quarter ever thwarted my plans for her improvement, she soon forgot her little freaks, and became obedient and teachable.
When, therefore, a voice broke the strange stillness at last, it was audible enough to me.
It is better, therefore, for the insignificant to keep out of his way, lest, in his progress, he should trample them down.
I would not, therefore, immediately charm the snake.
I did consider; and still my sense, such as it was, directed me only to the fact that we did not love each other as man and wife should: and therefore it inferred we ought not to marry.
At a later day, I knew the language and the book; therefore, I will here quote the line: though, when I first heard it, it was only like a stroke on sounding brass to me — conveying no meaning:— " ’Da trat hervor Einer, anzusehen wie die Sternen Nacht.’
"I telled Mary how it would be," he said: "I knew what Mr. Edward" (John was an old servant, and had known his master when he was the cadet of the house, therefore, he often gave him his Christian name) — "I knew what Mr. Edward would do; and I was certain he would not wait long neither: and he’s done right, for aught I know.
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Kim is taller than Ashley. Ashley is taller than Anna. Therefore, Kim is taller than Anna.
It has not been approved for use in this country. Therefore, you cannot buy it here.