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.
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.
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!
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.
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.”
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.
The sun, catching its wings, made it stand out against the blue sky like some fiery dragon-fly.
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.”
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.
She stood, like a spirit, beside him, and he bent over his work.
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.
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.
If qualified in any way it loses its privileged character, and stands as any other principal motion.
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.
He stood before me like a log, and when he recovered himself, asked hurriedly how Hippolyte was. ‘
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.
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.
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!"