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  • The fair Alice bestowed most of her maiden leisure between flowers and music, although the former were apt to droop, and the melodies were often sad.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (24% in)
  • A natural spring of soft and pleasant water—a rare treasure on the sea-girt peninsula where the Puritan settlement was made—had early induced Matthew Maule to build a hut, shaggy with thatch, at this point, although somewhat too remote from what was then the centre of the village.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (6% in)
  • It would be bold, therefore, and possibly unjust, to venture a decisive opinion as to its merits; although it appears to have been at least a matter of doubt, whether Colonel Pyncheon's claim were not unduly stretched, in order to make it cover the small metes and bounds of Matthew Maule.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (9% in)
  • The lieutenant-governor, although his visit was one of the anticipated glories of the day, had alighted from his horse, and assisted his lady from her side-saddle, and crossed the Colonel's threshold, without other greeting than that of the principal domestic.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (32% in)
  • With her near-sightedness, and those tremulous fingers of hers, at once inflexible and delicate, she could not be a seamstress; although her sampler, of fifty years gone by, exhibited some of the most recondite specimens of ornamental needlework.
    Chapter 2 — The Little Shop-Window (75% in)
  • The door was thrust open, although no human form was perceptible on the other side of the half-window.
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (53% in)
  • He would have made a good and massive portrait; better now, perhaps, than at any previous period of his life, although his look might grow positively harsh in the process of being fixed upon the canvas.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (8% in)
  • These pictured people were odd humorists, in a world of their own,—a world of vivid brilliancy, so far as color went, and still unfaded, although the teapot and small cups were as ancient as the custom itself of tea-drinking.
    Chapter 5 — May and November (44% in)
  • They were a species of tutelary sprite, or Banshee; although winged and feathered differently from most other guardian angels.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (34% in)
  • Phoebe was on the point of retreating, but turned back, with some hesitation; for she did not exactly comprehend his manner, although, on better observation, its feature seemed rather to be lack of ceremony than any approach to offensive rudeness.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (68% in)
  • The truth was,—and it is Phoebe's only excuse,—that, although Judge Pyncheon's glowing benignity might not be absolutely unpleasant to the feminine beholder, with the width of a street, or even an ordinary-sized room, interposed between, yet it became quite too intense, when this dark, full-fed physiognomy (so roughly bearded, too, that no razor could ever make it smooth) sought to bring itself into actual contact with the object of its regards.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (19% in)
  • Her features, never the most agreeable, and now harsh with age and grief, and resentment against the world for his sake; her dress, and especially her turban; the queer and quaint manners, which had unconsciously grown upon her in solitude,—such being the poor gentlewoman's outward characteristics, it is no great marvel, although the mournfullest of pities, that the instinctive lover of the Beautiful was fain to turn away his eyes.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (22% in)
  • The daguerreotypist once whispered her that these marks betokened the oddities of the Pyncheon family, and that the chicken itself was a symbol of the life of the old house, embodying its interpretation, likewise, although an unintelligible one, as such clews generally are.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (57% in)
  • He had been as cheerful, no doubt, while alone with Phoebe, but never with such tokens of acute, although partial intelligence.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (95% in)
  • Even as it was, a change grew visible; a change partly to be regretted, although whatever charm it infringed upon was repaired by another, perhaps more precious.
    Chapter 12 — The Daguerreotypist (14% in)
  • Nor was she yet satisfied that she knew him well, although they almost daily met and talked together, in a kind, friendly, and what seemed to be a familiar way.
    Chapter 12 — The Daguerreotypist (20% in)
  • It seems (although Mr. Pyncheon had some hesitation in referring to stories so exceedingly absurd in their aspect) that the popular belief pointed to some mysterious connection and dependence, existing between the family of the Maules and these vast unrealized possessions of the Pyncheons.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (38% in)
  • They softened and embellished the aspect of the old house; although the shadows fell deeper into the angles of its many gables, and lay brooding under the projecting story, and within the half-open door.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (18% in)
  • Miss Hepzibah, by secluding herself from society, has lost all true relation with it, and is, in fact, dead; although she galvanizes herself into a semblance of life, and stands behind her counter, afflicting the world with a greatly-to-be-deprecated scowl.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (45% in)
  • Not merely was it the shiver which this pitiless blast brought to her frame (although her feet and hands, especially, had never seemed so death-a-cold as now), but there was a moral sensation, mingling itself with the physical chill, and causing her to shake more in spirit than in body.
    Chapter 17 — The Flight of Two Owls (1% in)
  • Yes, precisely the most important; although, in the course of your somewhat eminent career, you have been placed high towards the head of the table, at splendid banquets, and have poured out your festive eloquence to ears yet echoing with Webster's mighty organ-tones.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (32% in)
  • The Pyncheon of two centuries ago, in common with most of his contemporaries, professed his full belief in spiritual ministrations, although reckoning them chiefly of a malignant character.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (67% in)
  • But he recovered enough of them partially to light up his character, to display some outline of the marvellous grace that was abortive in it, and to make him the object of no less deep, although less melancholy interest than heretofore.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (49% in)

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