In one letter that he had written to her then he had said: “Why is it that words like these seem to me so dull and cold?
I have to cool you down.
Although much remains obscure, and will long remain obscure, I can entertain no doubt, after the most deliberate study and dispassionate judgment of which I am capable, that the view which most naturalists entertain, and which I formerly entertained--namely, that each species has been independently created--is erroneous.
After its conclusion the sexual impulse, even in otherwise frigid women, is in most cases intensified.
To dream of flour, denotes a frugal but happy life.
Any prospect of awakening or coming to life to a dead man makes indifferent all times and places.
There is a pretty well-authenticated report of a young girl who, on May 30, 1883, after an intense fright, fell into a lethargic condition which lasted for four years.
The night came in, and took up its place there, unconcerned and indifferent; the night which had already swallowed up his happiness, and was now digesting it listlessly; and was ready to swallow up the happiness of a thousand other people with as little disturbance or change of mien.
“I give you my word, professor,” Ned Land replied in an unenthusiastic tone. “
It will be observed that the periodic form is adapted to oratory and similar forms of eloquent writing in which the mind of the reader or hearer is keyed up to a high pitch of expectancy; while the loose sentence is the one common in all simple narrative and unexcited statement.