His first remark, when he joined her upon the stairs, was an almost abrupt expression of his thoughts.
Silly remarks and idle truisms are traits of a feeble style, and, when their weakness is positive, or inherent, they ought to be entirely omitted.
One remark of the special magistrate was worthy a prophet.
He cautioned me, with entire gravity, to be punctilious in writing English; never to forget that I was a Scotchman, that English was a foreign tongue, and that if I attempted the colloquial, I should certainly be shamed: the remark was apposite, I suppose, in the days of David Hume.
This remark is a note upon the following definition: "PROSODY is that part of grammar which treats of the structure of Poetical Composition.
Telegraphs.--When I spoke to you in 1878, my remarks were almost entirely confined to telegraphs, for at that day the telephone was not, as a practical instrument, in existence.
The poet Statius remarks that "to love a wife when she is living is pleasure; to love her when dead, a solemn duty" (Silvae, in prooemio).
Her remark that she had been as loyal as he, became an obstinate headline in his mind.
Hence, though he might have turned the expression exactly by Greek: hupaegageto he contented himself with the prosaic Greek: hedoulosato Footnote 91: This remark (as Cobet pointed out) is evidently a perversion of an old nursery jingle (nenia): Si male faxis vapulabis, si bene faxis rex eris.
Your remark is the merest impertinence.
Your remark, that slippers for elephants could be made, only they would not be slippers, but boots, convinces me that there is a branch of your family in Ireland.
The "Useful Remarks," though not a new feature in an almanac, are profitable helps to social duties, especially when drawn from such a source as Owen Feltham's Resolves--a golden treasury of world-knowledge, which may serve as a text-book for every family.
He said, "Your remarks are all bosh; the African race were born slaves, and have been so for centuries, and are fit for nothing else.
This remark was another indication of Jarley's depression.
His remark that the "Prospect of Eton College" suggests nothing to Gray which every beholder does not equally think and feel, is, in reality, a compliment to the simplicity and naturalness of the strain.
The only harem in which we were allowed an interpreter was that of the Sultan himself, in the private harems of Fez and Rabat a French-speaking relative transmitted (or professed to transmit) our remarks; in Marrakech, the great nobleman and dignitary who kindly invited me to visit his household was deaf to our hint that the presence of a lady from one of the French government schools might facilitate our intercourse.
Do not imagine, by the way, that critical remarks on sermons are a monopoly of Protestantism.
His odd remarks upon Milton's versification are the worst example of this weakness.
The remark is a propos to a story of Dr. Campbell drinking thirteen bottles of port at a sitting.
The only remark she vouchsafed to her former preserver was a whispered "So you could not wait for me," and then passed on to marry Dolfin, Gospatric's eldest son; and Gilbert pursued his way to France to join the Norman.
His remarks were, however, too much mingled with party politics to make the church uncomfortable.
In speaking of which colony Titus Livius makes the notable remark, that hardly any one in Rome could be got to take part in it, so much readier were the commons to indulge in covetous schemes at home, than to realize them by leaving it.
The last remark was of interest for its bearing upon a point about which I had felt some curiosity, and, I may say, some skepticism, as I had seen many loggerhead shrikes, but had observed no indication that other birds feared them or held any grudge against them.
This remark he prudently kept to himself, or a fit of hysterics would probably have been the result.
His remarks, however, were the reverse of reassuring.
*** HERR BATOCKI, Germany's first Food Dictator, is now on active service on the Western Front, where his remarks about the comparative dulness of the proceedings are a source of constant irritation to the Higher Command.
The nearest approach is in the Altazimuth Latitudes 1854, when the proportion of the sum of squares of errors is as 12 (Burckhardt) to 5 (Hansen).'--A special Address to the Members of the Board of Visitors has reference to the proposals of M. Struve for (amongst other matters) the improved determination of the longitude of Valencia, and the galvanic determination of the extreme Eastern Station of the British triangles.--On Sept. 13th I circulated amongst the Visitors my Remarks on a Paper entitled 'On the Polar Distances of the Greenwich Transit-Circle, by A. Marth,' printed in the Astronomische Nachrichten; the Paper by Mr Marth was an elaborate attack on the Greenwich methods of observation, and my Remarks were a detailed refutation of his statements.--On Oct. 20th I made enquiry of Sabine as to the advantage of keeping up magnetic observations.
III Despite all Hilda's terrible wisdom and sagacity, this remark of the foolish mother's was the truest word spoken in the discussion.
So great a scene of action as the whole kingdom of France was at that period, gave Raleigh an opportunity of acquiring experience, and reading characters, as well as improving himself in the knowledge of languages and manners, and his own History of the World contains some remarks which he then made of the conduct of some great generals there, of which he had himself been witness.
Her remarks to the landlady after two dinners and one supper were of a character not to be endured by any outspoken, free-born New England woman.
An apropos remark about "come wheel come woe" flashed into my mind, but before I could frame it in properly sympathetic language, a taxi drew up at the door with Gertie 'Uggins installed in state alongside the driver.
That last remark was a mere contretemps.
Your remarks are no excuse for your acts.
The remark, "to see how goodness thrived," may well have been John Lamb's, or possibly his father's; and Lamb's own first impressions of church, probably acquired at the Temple (which he mentions here by comparison), were, it is easy to believe, identical with the imaginary narrator's.
When any one came in, and Miss Laura had us show off any of our tricks, the remark always was, "What clever dogs.