'At first, proceeding from the problems of our own age, it seemed clear as daylight to me that the gradual widening of the present merely temporary and social difference between the Capitalist and the Labourer, was the key to the whole position.
If the story of the Diamond ever comes to light, it will be known that I accepted a dreadful responsibility; it will be known that I involved myself in the keeping of a miserable secret—but it will be as clear as the sun at noon-day that I did nothing mean!
It shall all be as clear as water by tonight, everything!”
Wherever he goes he does many wonderful things; he builds bridges over every stream, clear as glass in appearance but often strong as iron; he puts the flowers and plants to sleep by one touch of his hand, and they all bow down and sink into the warm earth, until spring returns; then, lest we should grieve for the flowers, he places at our windows lovely wreaths and sprays of his white northern flowers, or delicate little forests of fairy pine-trees, pure white and very beautiful.
Her voice was as clear as a bell, and full of wifely solicitude.
Eyes wide and clear as the sky in summer.
“I saw three thousand as clear as a penny in his hands, I saw itwith my own eyes; I should think I ought to know how to reckon money,”cried Trifon Borissovitch, doing his best to satisfy “his betters.”
In the course of time, I daresay, they will develop a German almost as clear as French and almost as colourful and resilient as English.
This was especially the case when the pleasure was a delicate one, as his pleasures mostly were; and on this occasion the moment he looked forward to was so rare and exquisite in quality that--well, if he had timed his arrival in accord with the prima donna's stage-manager he could not have entered the Academy at a more significant moment than just as she was singing: "He loves me--he loves me not--HE LOVES ME!--" and sprinkling the falling daisy petals with notes as clear as dew.
Clear and sweet is my soul, and clear and sweet is all that is not my soul.
The more he rejoiced in God's salvation, and the more his experience of God's grace filled him with joy unspeakable, the clearer was his consciousness that he was a saved sinner, and that salvation had no meaning or sweetness except as the sense of his being a sinner made it precious and real to him.
At 10:50 in the evening, that electric light reappeared three miles to windward of the frigate, just as clear and intense as the night before.
Aouda fastened her great eyes, "clear as the sacred lakes of the Himalaya," upon him; but the intractable Fogg, as reserved as ever, did not seem at all inclined to throw himself into this lake.
"The thing is as clear as noonday," cried the squire. "
If generalization were permissible, psychical events would have to be at least as clear as physical processes, but that is not admissible for many reasons.
It was a gorgeous spring evening, with every hill showing as clear as a cut amethyst.
For once more he saw before his mind's eye, as clear as a transparency, the strange clauses of the will.
Without disputing a truth so momentous, we must be allowed to consider this version of Mr. Dimmesdale's story as only an instance of that stubborn fidelity with which a man's friends--and especially a clergyman's--will sometimes uphold his character, when proofs, clear as the mid-day sunshine on the scarlet letter, establish him a false and sin-stained creature of the dust.
Those are as clear as print,” said he, “but the writing in between is very bad, and there are three places where I cannot read it at all.”
Clear as the voice of a clarion when it soundeth by reason of slaughterous foemen that beleaguer a city, so clear rang forth the voice of Aiakides.
This has been the case up to now, and the longer matters go on as they are now proceeding, the more clear will be the truth of what I say; and I—”But at this moment something happened which put a most unexpected end to the orator’s speech.