Mr. Murdstone took no heed of me when I went into the parlour where he was, but sat by the fireside, weeping silently, and pondering in his elbow-chair.
Twice I called him by his name, in the tone in which I might have tried to rouse a sleeper, before he heeded me.
My aunt, without appearing to take much heed of me, put on a coarse apron with a bib, which she took out of the press; washed up the teacups with her own hands; and, when everything was washed and set in the tray again, and the cloth folded and put on the top of the whole, rang for Janet to remove it.
If you had been more mindful of yourself, and less of me, when we grew up here together, I think my heedless fancy never would have wandered from you.
She heeded no more what they said, than if she had had no ears.
I was too attentive to the Doctor and his wife, to give any heed to this request; and it made no impression on anybody else; so Mrs. Markleham panted, stared, and fanned herself.
’I speak,’ she said, not deigning to take any heed of this appeal, and drawing away her dress from the contamination of Emily’s touch, ’I speak of HIS home — where I live.