1 We shall cheer her sorrows," said Prince John, "and amend her blood, by wedding her to a Norman.
2 Arriving at the conclusion that it certainly was, he turned his back upon the scenes of the past, resolved to amend it in some new sphere of action.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER LIII
3 I have no one near me, gentle yet courageous, possessed of a cultivated as well as of a capacious mind, whose tastes are like my own, to approve or amend my plans.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Letter 2
4 Gladly will I do as you wish, since for many a day past have I been longing to amend my life, and to engage in husbandry, and to reorder my affairs.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
5 They are hardly to be prevailed with to amend the acknowledged faults in the frame they have been accustomed to.
Second Treatise of Government By John LockeGet Context In CHAPTER XIX
6 But perhaps the abuse of such people as yourself and Marianne will make amends for the regard of Lady Middleton and her mother.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 10
7 They afforded her no companion that could make amends for what she had left behind, nor that could teach her to think of Norland with less regret than ever.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 11
8 Her idea was my refuge in disappointment and distress, and made some amends to me, even for the loss of my friend.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
9 It was an aggravating circumstance in the case that he had no idea of this, but conceived that he was making me amends in every new discovery: not to say, heaping obligations on my head.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
10 I told the gentleman at first, when he told me upstairs it was come to light, that I would answer for your being umble, and making amends.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
11 I do not know how you will ever make him amends for his kindness; or me, either, for that matter.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 2
12 At that instant, she felt that years of happiness could not make Jane or herself amends for moments of such painful confusion.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 53
13 As far as I can see, it will be your chief diversion hereafter; unless Linton make amends for other losses: and your provident parent appears to fancy he may.
Wuthering Heights By Emily BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
14 That noon he sat down to dinner with us, and received a heaped-up plate from my hands, as if he intended to make amends for previous fasting.
Wuthering Heights By Emily BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIV
15 There was a rich amends, however, preparing for her.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XLIV