Before any further remark had been added a shade darkened the door, and Boldwood entered the malthouse, bestowing upon each a nod of a quality between friendliness and condescension.
Not a single one of them had turned his face to the ricks, or apparently bestowed one thought upon their condition.
The truth was, that as she now stood—excited, wild, and honest as the day—her alluring beauty bore out so fully the epithets he had bestowed upon it that he was quite startled at his temerity in advancing them as false.
’tis a talent the Lord has mercifully bestowed upon us, and we ought not to neglect it.
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In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.