The circumstance did not dwell in his recollection long, however:。， 'No,' replied the doctor; 'of course not! Bless the bright eyesof your sex! They never see, whether for good or bad, more thanone side of any question; and that is, always, the one whichfirst presents itself to them.'
'Now,' said the doctor, in a whisper, as he softly turned thehandle of a bedroom-door, 'let us hear what you think of him. Hehas not been shaved very recently, but he don't look at allferocious notwithstanding. Stop, though! Let me first see thathe is in visiting order.'。，
'He is not in danger, I hope?' said the old lady.。， 'I would not for the world, sir,' replied Oliver. 'Indeed youmay believe me. Mr. Losberne's words were, that she would liveto bless us all for many years to come. I heard him say so.'
。， There was such peace and beauty in the scene; so much ofbrightness and mirth in the sunny landscape; such blithesomemusic in the songs of the summer birds; such freedom in the rapidflight of the rook, careering overhead; so much of life andjoyousness in all; that, when the boy raised his aching eyes, andlooked about, the thought instinctively occurred to him, thatthis was not a time for death; that Rose could surely never diewhen humbler things were all so glad and gay; that graves werefor cold and cheerless winter: not for sunlight and fragrance.He almost thought that shrouds were for the old and shrunken; andthat they never wrapped the young and graceful form in theirghastly folds.
'Thank you, sir, said Mr. Giles. 'Misses wished some ale to begiven out, sir; and as I felt no ways inclined for my own littleroom, sir, and was disposed for company, I am taking mine among'em here.'。，
。， There were tears in the eyes of the gentle girl, as these wordswere spoken; and when one fell upon the flower over which shebent, and glistened brightly in its cup, making it morebeautiful, it seemed as though the outpouring of her fresh youngheart, claimed kindred naturally, with the loveliest things innature.