We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner.
I admire the man personally.
And if he said what he did on account of him on whose behalf it seems he spoke, he is entirely mistaken; for I worship the genius of that person, and admire his works and his unceasing and strenuous industry.
We strolled over the steep streets, admiring the magnificent views.
‘I admire your taste, sir,’ says Mr. Chestle. ‘
And books!--Thomson, Cowper, Scott--she would buy them all over and over again: she would buy up every copy, I believe, to prevent their falling into unworthy hands; and she would have every book that tells her how to admire an old twisted tree.
“Do you know many wives, my dear Rachel, who respect and admire their husbands?
I was drawn to visit him because I admired his undiplomatic courage in disposing of his literary critics."
They'd got two dogs, good dogs too, and I couldn't help admiring the way the schepsels put them on by relays, nor yet the fine shot they made at the buck with a kerrie.
continued Kate, who had read French novels, and admired the style.
Meg, in the other boat, was delightfully situated, face to face with the rowers, who both admired the prospect and feathered their oars with uncommon 'skill and dexterity'.
The gallant young Indian dandies at home on furlough--immense dandies these--chained and moustached--driving in tearing cabs, the pillars of the theatres, living at West End hotels--nevertheless admired Mrs. Osborne, liked to bow to her carriage in the park, and to be admitted to have the honour of paying her a morning visit.
"I should say not," returned Smite who admired Angela's simple, good-natured western manners.
For a young woman to admire her own legs, denotes vanity, and she will be repulsed by the man she admires.
<13>About 1555, Mr Nicholas Brigham, a gentleman of Oxford who greatly admired the genius of Chaucer, erected the present tomb, as near to the spot where the poet lay, “before the chapel of St Benet,” as was then possible by reason of the “cancelli,”<14> which the Duke of Buckingham subsequently obtained leave to remove, that room might be made for the tomb of Dryden.
said he, and could not help admiring his own bravery. ‘
Lex would eventually become quite a dab hand at breaking into IBM mainframes, but although everyone liked Lex and admired his attitude, he was not considered a truly accomplished computer intruder.
A tendency to admire women.
"What virtues do you most admire in a man?"
A group of girls were standing about May's table, admiring the pretty things, and talking over the change of saleswomen.
Neither must thou do it by way of exercise, or ostentation, that they that are by and hear thee, may admire thee: but so always that nobody be privy to it, but himself alone: yea, though there be more present at the same time.
They stood awhile to admire its wonderful structure, size, and loftiness; and after taking a full view of it on every side, went up many steps of fine white marble to the hall-door, which they found locked.
I admired the strength, comeliness, andspeed of the inhabitants; and such a constellation of virtues, insuch amiable persons, produced in me the highest veneration.
“Now, as I was saying,” Sabre Tusk declared, “Two trallés for the fools who have entertained me—I admire their spirit—for the rest of you ‘Beasts of Fortune,’ as you call yourselves, the sand that fills your boots as you run out of here with your heads still on.”
Although Monsieur Bernheim failed in this instance, I could not but admire his skill.
I never passed within view of it without admiring its situation, and grieving that no one should live in it.
The old hero, who admired simplicity of character, was much struck with the story, and named his favorite war-horse Old Whitey.
Don't talk to me about admiring scenery, or any other sentimental trash."
At last my raft was brought in, and the bales opened in his presence; he admired the quantity of wood of aloes and ambergris, but, above all, the rubies and emeralds, for he had none in his treasury that equalled them.
Mrs. Dale admired Angela's sterling qualities as a wife, and while there might be temperamental and social differences, she did not think they were sufficient to warrant any discrimination between them, at least not on her part.
If we admire the truly wonderful power of scent by which the males of many insects find their females, can we admire the production for this single purpose of thousands of drones, which are utterly useless to the community for any other end, and which are ultimately slaughtered by their industrious and sterile sisters?
He had even time to admire the mouth and the full cheeks--above all, the well-rounded, graceful form, full of youth, health, and that hopeful expectancy which to the middle-aged is so suggestive of all that is worth begging of Providence.
That a girl of fourteen, acting only on her own unassisted reason, should err in the method of reform, was not wonderful; and Fanny soon became more disposed to admire the natural light of the mind which could so early distinguish justly, than to censure severely the faults of conduct to which it led.
Tuppence paused a moment to admire her own ingenuity, and then said softly:“I shouldn’t like to contradict you, Mr. Whittington.”
Mart agreed, admiring Sidney's imagination even though she could not always follow it. "
She admired my horse and patted him—oh, what a dear little hand it looked upon a horse!—and her shawl would not keep right, and now and then I drew it round her with my arm; and I even fancied that Jip began to see how it was, and to understand that he must make up his mind to be friends with me.
For the last time his dogs admired Hook, and devotedly they did his bidding.
For a woman to admire her hips, shows she will be disappointed in love matters.
To admire the hands of others, she will be subjected to the whims of a jealous man.
She admires a flower (pink camellia japonica, price half-a-crown), in my button-hole.
Farrington gazed admiringly at the plump arm which she moved very often and with much grace; and when, after a little time, she answered his gaze he admired still more her large dark brown eyes.
Few approached the émigrés directly, preferring to stare covertly from behind their fans, while pretending to admire the simple elegance of Lady Bicknacre’s neo-classical refurbishments.
The housewives admired her economy, the patients her politeness, the poor her charity.
Music seems scarcely to attract him, and though he admires Elinor's drawings very much, it is not the admiration of a person who can understand their worth.
He admired the dexterity with which their host directed the conversation.
He always would have him near his person; admired his conversation, ever full of wit and discretion; and to shew his high opinion of his wisdom and prudence, committed to his care the other princes, though he was of the same age as they; so that Codadad was made governor of his brothers.
If we admire the several ingenious contrivances, by which the flowers of the orchis and of many other plants are fertilised through insect agency, can we consider as equally perfect the elaboration by our fir-trees of dense clouds of pollen, in order that a few granules may be wafted by a chance breeze on to the ovules?
After dinner the children were introduced, and Mrs. Coiler made admiring comments on their eyes, noses, and legs,—a sagacious way of improving their minds.
His words, notwithstanding the tone of great tenderness, were bitter stabs; and Canon Spratte, as he spoke, really could not help admiring his own cleverness.
Nor do I admire those whirligig characters that are full of this thing to-day, to be utterly forgetful of it in their new interest to-morrow.