A half-civilised ferocity lurked yet in the depressed brows and eyes full of black fire, but it was subdued; and his manner was even dignified: quite divested of roughness, though stern for grace.
You can't imagine how disappointed I was at having to give up the McBrides' camp.
I saw at the end the date of her death, and above it---- Above it there were lines on the marble--there was a name among them which disturbed my thoughts of her.
It was like a disturbed ants' nest--on they came, those dark forms, swarming over the hill--and the sun glinted on assegai blades and gun-barrels as the savage host poured down the steep slope, glancing from bush to bush, rapidly and in silence.
oh, grave, thou hast thy victory!
Eugene, with his pale face, which had just a touch of melancholy about it, his sex magnetism, his love of beauty, appealed to her.
Practically, the old have no very important advice to give the young, their own experience has been so partial, and their lives have been such miserable failures, for private reasons, as they must believe; and it may be that they have some faith left which belies that experience, and they are only less young than they were.
As he was afraid, however, that this sight would make him yet more sad, he went right away home.
For it is earnest* to me, by my faith; *a serious matter That feel I well, what so any man saith; And yet for all my smart, and all my grief, For all my sorrow, labour, and mischief, trouble I coulde never leave it in no wise.
To dream that you are in a strange city, denotes you will have sorrowful occasion to change your abode or mode of living.
Mr. O'Brien sat before her, troubled himself.
But if strangers move into a neighborhood in a small town or in the country, or at a watering-place, it is not only unfriendly but uncivil for their neighbors not to call on them.
He grasped him by the hand, to testify his friendship, and told him, in a feeble voice, that he was extremely obliged to him for coming so far to visit one so unhappy and wretched.
It was all the fault of that insolent Wood Cow that had upset him.
I’m going to be a first-rater; and don’t you be discouraged.
exclaimed Josane, with a dissatisfied shake of the head.
This day too the unlucky boy's modesty had likewise forsaken him.
Yet amid all her heart-torture, all her aching and hopeless sorrow, poor Tom's fate hardly obtruded itself.
To see others morose, portends unpleasant occupations and unpleasant companions.
The insistence on department store models for suits and floor-walker manners pained him.
They entered the city, and presenting the cage to their father, framed an artful tale of danger and escapes that they had undergone in procuring it; on hearing which, the sultan loaded them with caresses and praises, while the unfortunate Alla ad Deen retired bruised and melancholy to his unhappy mother.
His old simple character and good temper, and something of his old unlucky fortune also, I thought, smiled at me in the smile with which he made this explanation.