I waited five minutes, but getting no answer left him

I waited five minutes, but getting no answer left him

“Come-are you coming?” I continued. “Theres a little cake for each of you, nearly enough; and youll need half-an-hours donning.”

Wish and learn to smooth away the surly wrinkles, to raise your lids frankly, and change the fiends to confident, innocent angels, suspecting and doubting nothing, and always seeing friends where they are not sure of foes

Catherine supped with her brother and sister-in-law: Joseph and I joined at an unsociable meal, seasoned with reproofs on one side and sauciness on the other. His cake and cheese remained on the table all night for the fairies. He managed to continue work till nine oclock, and then ber. Cathy sat up late, having a world of things to order for the reception of her new friends: she came into the kitchen once to speak to her old one; but he was gone, and she only stayed to ask what was the matter with him, and then went back. In the morning he rose early; and, as it was a holiday, carried his ill-humour on to the moors; not re-appearing till the family were departed for church. Fasting and reflection seemed to have brought him to a better spirit. He hung about me for a while, and having screwed up his courage, exclaimed abruptly-“Nelly, make me decent, Im going to be good.”

“High time, Heathcliff,” I said; “you have grieved Catherine: shes sorry she ever came home, I daresay! It looks as if you envied her, because she is more thought of than you.”

“Yes: you had the reason of going to bed with a proud heart and an empty stomach,” said I . “Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. But, if you be ashamed of your touchiness, you must ask pardon, mind, when she comes in. You must go up and offer to kiss her, and say-you know best what to say; only do it heartily, and not as if you thought her converted into a stranger by her grand dress. (więcej…)

Czytaj dalej I waited five minutes, but getting no answer left him