‘It’s the fresh air that does it,’ said the Rose: ‘wonderfully fine air it is, out here.’
“And those two equally fine thrusts at Bernajoux.”
CHAPTER V. LITERARY STYLENo one can have read Miss Keller’s autobiography without feeling that she writes unusually fine English.
James Collins’ shanty was considered an uncommonly fine one.
Some of them are exceedingly fine; others show the defects of an imperfectly developed language and a deficient literary taste.
Well, one way or another, vodka or sausage, this is ajolly fine chance and mustn’t be missed.
This culture, discovered only about twenty-five years ago, is distinguished by a black pottery of exceptionally fine quality and by a similar absence of metal.
Mrs. Fitzherbert was a handsome widow of five-and-forty, with singularly fine teeth, and these a charming smile gave her an opportunity of displaying with some frequency.
Afterwards accompanying the lute with her voice, which was admirably fine, she sung and played with so much skill and sweetness, that the caliph was quite ravished to hear her.
He was, with seeming respect, conducted to a back room spread with flowered carpeting, over which was a covering of muslin transparently fine.
D'Urberville began gathering specimens of the fruit for her, handing them back to her as he stooped; and, presently, selecting a specially fine product of the "British Queen" variety, he stood up and held it by the stem to her mouth.
It was the force of his character that raised him; and this character not impressed upon him by nature, but formed, out of no peculiarly fine elements, by himself.
These difficulties and objections may be classed under the following heads:-- Firstly, why, if species have descended from other species by insensibly fine gradations, do we not everywhere see innumerable transitional forms?
Some of those marked G. H. T. were Dutch damask of the old kind, exquisitely fine; none were like them now.
Both poems contain parts that are surprisingly fine, and they attained an immense popularity.
Though it is difficult to choose among hymns so universally fine, the one given below is, at least, fairly representative of the group.
I laughed in spite of myself all the time, the whole thing was so droll; and yet I had a latent impression that there was something decidedly fine in Mr. Wopsle's elocution,—not for old associations' sake, I am afraid, but because it was very slow, very dreary, very uphill and downhill, and very unlike any way in which any man in any natural circumstances of life or death ever expressed himself about anything.
"Fine, fine," Connor said, hastily, now blushing so hard he actually felt light-headed. "
Y Yes and no Yes, but that is just what I fail to comprehend Yes, I dare say Yes, if you will be so good Yes, it was extraordinarily fine Yes, that is my earnest wish Yes, that's undeniable Yes?
“Unfortunately, I feel physically fine.
Nella,' he said, 'you're a good person and a damn fine doctor in a world that desperately needs you.
At astral death these beings pass to the infinitely finer and more delicate causal world.
With regard to sex, the sense of smell, according to Lombroso, is twice as fine in men as in women.
Not even all the disadvantage of nasal intonation could prevent the effect of the naturally fine voices, in airs at once wild and spirited.
Rumour had it (though not proved) that she descended from the house of the lords Talbot de Malahide in whose mansion, really an unquestionably fine residence of its kind and well worth seeing, her mother or aunt or some relative, a woman, as the tale went, of extreme beauty, had enjoyed the distinction of being in service in the washkitchen.
A Mamma, fair and fat; three young Misses, fair and fat; two young Misters, fair and fat; and a Papa, the fairest and the fattest of all, who is a mighty merchant, up to his eyes in gold--a fine man once, but seeing that he has got a naked head and two chins, fine no longer at the present time.
It was a tolerably fine winter’s day, and a ray of that pale English sun which lights but does not warm came through the bars of her prison.
Its persistence among a simple people was quite natural in view of the sudden and permanent return of abundantly fine fishing, and it soon came to be the greatest influence in the town, replacing Freemasonry altogether and taking up headquarters in the old Masonic Hall on New Church Green.
The lines were always beautifully fine and unbroken.