You have grown abominably lazy, you like gossip, and waste time on frivolous things, you are contented to be petted and admired by silly people, instead of being loved and respected by wise ones.
12:019:026 Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the house tops, and as corn blasted before it be grown up.
That other joyance meanwhile wax’d A thing to marvel at, in splendour glowing, Like choicest ruby stricken by the sun, For, in that upper clime, effulgence comes Of gladness, as here laughter: and below, As the mind saddens, murkier grows the shade.
Finally, among the German conquerors of the Roman empire, the state grew as a direct result of the conquest of large foreign territories which the gentile constitution was powerless to control.
Like most human things, this bardic tradition grew first slowly and then more rapidly.
Growing from her shoulders were wings, gorgeous in color and so light that they fluttered if the slightest breath of air reached them.
The extent and towering structure of the sciences have increased enormously, and therewith also the probability that the philosopher will grow tired even as a learner, or will attach himself somewhere and "specialize" so that he will no longer attain to his elevation, that is to say, to his superspection, his circumspection, and his DESPECTION.
I see her grown up—gent’lmen—like a flower.
TEMPESTI now approach an event in my life, so indelible, so awful, so bound by an infinite variety of ties to all that has preceded it, in these pages, that, from the beginning of my narrative, I have seen it growing larger and larger as I advanced, like a great tower in a plain, and throwing its fore-cast shadow even on the incidents of my childish days.
39:004:002 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.
We don garment after garment, as if we grew like exogenous plants by addition without.
Totski grew white as a sheet.
They were so crumpled and so short that helooked as though he had grown out of them like a boy.
The metropolitan area, particularly Manhattan Island above Fifty-ninth Street, was growing like a weed.
Then would their children grow stately as noble trees, and their thoughts sweet and pure as wayside flowers.
Miss Welland's face grew rosy as the dawn, and she looked at him with radiant eyes.
It grew on him as a significant fact.
Days of this kind grow as a rule quickly monotonous.
Yet the exotic had grown here, suddenly as the prophet's gourd; and had drawn hither Tess.
Having married on a narrower income than she had been used to look forward to, she had, from the first, fancied a very strict line of economy necessary; and what was begun as a matter of prudence, soon grew into a matter of choice, as an object of that needful solicitude which there were no children to supply.
On that event they removed to Mansfield; and the Parsonage there, which, under each of its two former owners, Fanny had never been able to approach but with some painful sensation of restraint or alarm, soon grew as dear to her heart, and as thoroughly perfect in her eyes, as everything else within the view and patronage of Mansfield Park had long been.
Meanwhile he grew like an oak; he was strong on hand, fresh of colour.
Her chest soon began panting rapidly; the whole of her tongue protruded from her mouth; her eyes, as they rolled, grew paler, like the two globes of a lamp that is going out, so that one might have thought her already dead but for the fearful labouring of her ribs, shaken by violent breathing, as if the soul were struggling to free itself.
Thomas Kingo, the Easter Poet of Denmark Chapter Three Kingo's Childhood and Youth Thomas Kingo, the first of the great Danish hymnwriters, grew forth as a root out of dry ground.
If you wish to grow as a student, utilize the recitation period and welcome every chance to recite orally, for things about which you recite in class are more effectively learned.
To-day the large side doors were thrown open towards the sun to admit a bountiful light to the immediate spot of the shearers' operations, which was the wood threshing-floor in the centre, formed of thick oak, black with age and polished by the beating of flails for many generations, till it had grown as slippery and as rich in hue as the state-room floors of an Elizabethan mansion.
This fevered hope had grown up again like a grain of mustard-seed during the quiet which followed the hasty conjecture that Troy was drowned.
In connection with the growing foreign trade, the monasteries grew in importance as repositories of capital; the temples bought more and more land, became more and more wealthy, and so gained increasing influence over economic affairs.
The growing of wool is not the chief purpose for which the sheep farmer employs his industry and stock.
The community was neverhuge—there were probably never more than a few hundred real, diehard phonephreaks—but it suddenly began to grow in the late 1960s as the techniquesbecame more widely known.
Now, however, like her powers, her ideas had grown, for she purposed to make Leo the absolute monarch of the world.
But over those five orbits Rorschach grew by another eight percent, as mindless and mechanical as a growing crystal.
It so happened, then, that as between friends no secret remains unshared, and as the favour I enjoyed with Don Fernando had grown into friendship, he made all his thoughts known to me, and in particular a love affair which troubled his mind a little.
I was left a helpless widow, with a daughter on my hands growing up in beauty like the sea-foam; at length, however, as I had the character of being an excellent needlewoman, my lady the duchess, then lately married to my lord the duke, offered to take me with her to this kingdom of Aragon, and my daughter also, and here as time went by my daughter grew up and with her all the graces in the world; she sings like a lark, dances quick as thought, foots it like a gipsy, reads and writes like a schoolmaster, and does sums like a miser; of her neatness I say nothing, for the running water is not purer, and her age is now, if my memory serves me, sixteen years five months and three days, one more or less.
For the rest, after the first six months, she grew like a larch, and could walk and talk too, in her own way, before the heath blossomed a second time over Mrs. Linton's dust.
The poor dear grew white as death, and shock and shivered, as I have seen a quicksand shake and shiver at the incoming of the tide.
Grow wild according to thy nature, like these sedges and brakes, which will never become English hay.
The Irish maidservant has not altered in the least in her kind and respectful behaviour; but Mrs. Sedley fancies that she is growing insolent and ungrateful, and, as the guilty thief who fears each bush an officer, sees threatening innuendoes and hints of capture in all the girl's speeches and answers.
It was Toto that made Dorothy laugh, and saved her from growing as gray as her other surroundings.
After they had all been pressed together for many thousands of years, the wood grew very hard, like rock, and then it was all ready for people to burn.
There remained only the fanatical fury which the belief in the divine mission of the Mahdi had excited; and as the necessity for a leader passed away, the belief in his sanctity grew weaker.
After that they grow cold to public duty, as hearing, reading, godly conference, and the like.
Like all other human matters, religion has grown.
Smith had taken advantage of a time when the man was asleep to cut the hair and beard which had grown like a mane about his face, and had given him such a savage aspect.
24:050:011 Because ye were glad, because ye rejoiced, O ye destroyers of mine heritage, because ye are grown fat as the heifer at grass, and bellow as bulls; 24:050:012 Your mother shall be sore confounded; she that bare you shall be ashamed: behold, the hindermost of the nations shall be a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.
27:004:033 The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.
28:014:005 I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
Languages grow like mushrooms, or lilies, or bears, or human bodies.
Another perilousfeature is that this artificial appetite, like jealousy, “grows by whatit feeds on;” when you love that which is unnatural, a stronger appetiteis created for the hurtful thing than the natural desire for what isharmless.
Christianity sprang from a soil so corrupt that on it everything natural, every natural value, every reality was opposed by the deepest instincts of the ruling class--it grew up as a sort of war to the death upon reality, and as such it has never been surpassed.