He made no motion of stepping to meet me, but stood like a statue, as though his gesture of welcome had fixed him into stone.
Boldwood dropped his gaze to the ground, and stood long like a man who did not know where he was.
His steede, which that shone as sunne bright, Stood in the court as still as any stone.
Events of later date have floated from me to the shore where all forgotten things will reappear, but this stands like a high rock in the ocean.
Perhaps something unusually stiff and embarrassed in their attitude, some awkwardness in acting up to their profession of unity, different from the natural shyness of young couples, may have been apparent, for when they were gone Mrs Crick said to her husband-- "How onnatural the brightness of her eyes did seem, and how they stood like waxen images and talked as if they were in a dream!
My eyes wandered from her to Leo, who stood before her pale and still, still as the death-like figure of the Shaman, still as the Khania’s icy shape which stared upwards from the ground.
The sun, catching its wings, made it stand out against the blue sky like some fiery dragon-fly.
As he came it glided back to its heap of bones and stood there like a ghost of one dead arisen from amidst these grinning evidences of death, or rather a swathed corpse, for that is what it resembled.
Not as slaves, allowing ourselves to be caught by the hooks of the Jesuits, but carrying our Russian civilization to them, we must stand before them, not letting it be said among us that their preaching is ‘skilful,’ as someone expressed it just now.”
You must learn to concentrate so forcibly and clearly that the idea will stand out clearly in your mind like a bright star of a dark night, except that there must be only one star instead of thousands.
She stood, like a spirit, beside him, and he bent over his work.
I looked humbly at the great jars that stood like eastern guards at either side of the dark entrance to the stall and murmured:“No, thank you.”
with difficulty When Alla saw his wife, fair he her gret, greeted And wept, that it was ruthe for to see, For at the firste look he on her setHe knew well verily that it was she:And she, for sorrow, as dumb stood as a tree: So was her hearte shut in her distress, When she remember’d his unkindeness.
The rock-thrush of Guiana, birds of Paradise, and some others, congregate; and successive males display their gorgeous plumage and perform strange antics before the females, which standing by as spectators, at last choose the most attractive partner.
This stone edifice consisted of a central mass and two wings, whereon stood as sentinels a few slim chimneys, now gurgling sorrowfully to the slow wind.
At last the dining-room door opens, and Sigrid instead of bowing slightly and saying in a low tone of voice, "Dinner is served," stands stiff as a block of wood, and fairly shouts: "Dinner's all ready!"
Stood like a tower.
The muscles stood out upon his neck like cords as he strove by a superhuman effort to burst his bonds.
This is the patriarchal idea, according to which the family is the cell of society, and at the head of the family stands the eldest male adult as a sort of patriarch.
Troubles and other realities took on themselves a metaphysical impalpability, sinking to mere mental phenomena for serene contemplation, and no longer stood as pressing concretions which chafed body and soul.
It was the first defeat Hannibal experienced and so it is well to give a little attention to the personality of his conqueror, Scipio Africanus the Elder, who stands out in history as a very fine gentleman indeed, a great soldier and a generous man.
INTRODUCTION "There is one name," says Elbert Hubbard, "that stands out in history like a beacon light after all these twenty-five hundred years have passed, just because the man had the sublime genius of discovering ability.
What do you mean by standing there like a wooden post right beside this man and letting him make such a botch of these frames?"
If qualified in any way it loses its privileged character, and stands as any other principal motion.
A slave-warehouse in New Orleans is a house externally not much unlike many others, kept with neatness; and where every day you may see arranged, under a sort of shed along the outside, rows of men and women, who stand there as a sign of the property sold within.
In all cases where the Double Line of Head stands out distinct and clear as two separate lines, the object will be found to have a dual mentality.
He hesitated, then as Riley released him, he went back to where Old Sam stood like a pole-axed bull.
He stood before me like a log, and when he recovered himself, asked hurriedly how Hippolyte was. ‘
Then you rang at Madame Tuvache’s; you were let in, and I stood like an idiot in front of the great heavy door that had closed after you.”
19:078:013 He divided the sea, and caused them to pass through; and he made the waters to stand as an heap.
Bathsheba, who had been standing motionless as a model all this latter time, flung her hands to her face, and wildly attempted to ponder on the exhibition which had just passed away.
Speaking for myself, I was glad to oblige, and we stretched out beneath an arbor of winged kelp, whose long thin tendrils stood up like arrows.
where the house stands like a fungus in a muck-heap, chambers for men, horses, oxen, and swine, cleansed and uncleansed, all contiguous to one another!
But fear took not hold upon Idomeneus, as though he had been some tender boy, but he stood at bay, like a boar on the hills that trusteth to his strength, and abides the great assailing throng of men in a lonely place, and he bristles up his back, and his eyes shine with fire, while he whets his tusks, and is right eager to keep at bay both men and hounds.
Such memories may persist, as everyone knows, from an evenearlier age, even from two years old, but scarcely standing outthrough a whole lifetime like spots of light out of darkness, like acorner torn out of a huge picture, which has all faded and disappearedexcept that fragment.
He is afraid, no doubt, that you’ll stand before me as myconscience.
18:038:014 It is turned as clay to the seal; and they stand as a garment.
25:002:004 He hath bent his bow like an enemy: he stood with his right hand as an adversary, and slew all that were pleasant to the eye in the tabernacle of the daughter of Zion: he poured out his fury like fire.
He and Christina climbed, one day, two thousand feet to a ledge which jutted out over a valley and commanded what seemed to him the kingdoms and the powers of the earth--vast stretches of green land and subdivided fields, little cottage settlements and towns, great hills that stood up like friendly brothers to this one in the distance.
The groundwork of the arrangement was the family dresser, which, with its shining handles, and finger-marks, and domestic evidences thick upon it, stood importantly in front, over the tails of the shaft-horses, in its erect and natural position, like some Ark of the Covenant that they were bound to carry reverently.
Chapter 6 THE LITTLE HOUSEFoolish Tootles was standing like a conqueror over Wendy's body when the other boys sprang, armed, from their trees.
Joan of Arc, Heloise, Agnes Sorel, the beautiful Ferroniere, and Clemence Isaure stood out to her like comets in the dark immensity of heaven, where also were seen, lost in shadow, and all unconnected, St. Louis with his oak, the dying Bayard, some cruelties of Louis XI, a little of St. Bartholomew’s Day, the plume of the Bearnais, and always the remembrance of the plates painted in honour of Louis XIV.
When the poor joiner saw that the table remained unfurnished, he felt ashamed to stand there like a fool.
He desired I would stand like a Colossus, with my legs asfar asunder as I conveniently could.
His servants stood around the perimeter of his room like a flock of birds waiting for seed.
As his neighbor and intimate friend in Philadelphia for thirty years, I am free to say that Russell H. Conwell’s tall, manly figure stands out in the state of Pennsylvania as its first citizen and “The Big Brother” of its seven millions of people.
She lay, and leant her cheek upon her hand, And cast a look so languishingly sweet, As if, secure of all beholders’ hearts, Neglecting, she could take them: boys, like Cupids, Stood fanning, with their painted wings, the winds.
My torch is out; and the world stands before me, Like a black desert at the approach of night: I’ll lay me down, and stray no farther on.
Of this marvel aghast was all the press, As mazed folk they stood every oneFor dread of wreake,* save Constance alone. *
Like Boughton, where the Canon and his Yeoman overtook the pilgrims, it stood on the skirts of the Kentish forest of Blean or Blee.