In the solemn calm of the awakening morn that note was heard by Gabriel, beating with unusual violence and rapidity.
The solemn and reserved yeoman again closed the letter, and stuck it in the frame of the glass.
Four lambs hung in various embarrassing attitudes over his shoulders, and the dog George, whom Gabriel had contrived to fetch from Norcombe, stalked solemnly behind.
"I feel—almost too much—to think," he said, with a solemn simplicity.
But, Mr. Boldwood, hesitation on so high a matter is honourable in any woman, and I don’t want to give a solemn promise to-night.
Night, in its sad, solemn, and benevolent aspect, apart from its stealthy and cruel side, was personified in this form.
No; I will appear as usual, for if I were to wear any light dress people would say things about me, and I should seem to be rejoicing when I am solemn all the time.
I looked hard at en, as if I would read his very soul; and there was mercy in his eyes—or to speak with the exact truth required of us at this solemn time, in the eye that was towards me.
Intended gaieties would insist upon appearing like solemn grandeurs, the organization of the whole effort was carried out coldly, by hirelings, and a shadow seemed to move about the rooms, saying that the proceedings were unnatural to the place and the lone man who lived therein, and hence not good.
Solemnly swear to me that he’s not a fast man; that it is all lies they say about him!"
I’ll marry you in six years from this day, if we both live," she said solemnly.