Others, including all the statesmen and political theorists who prepared Germany for this War, have refused to admire; the power of England, they have taught, is not real power; she has been crafty and lucky; she has kept herself free from the entanglements and strifes of the Continent, and has enriched herself by filching the property of the combatants.
We even admire a brute, if he is a whole-hearted brute.
I admire the English; they are so just.'
I never thought such reasonableness and justice possible to feminine nature; and if I cannot love you more dearly, you have taught me how deeply to admire and honour you.
And if he felt himself rather a ghost revisiting glimpses of a forgotten moon, if all the odalisques were new to his vision and all the sultans strange, if never an eye that scanned his face turned back for a second look in uncertain reminiscence, he had to console him the company of a young woman whom everybody seemed to know and admire and like.
Why, they admire us: just look at them!
The first morning Mrs. Cork made her a new jacket, cutting down the sleeves of a blue silk one of Mrs. Tebrick's and trimming it with swan's down, and directly she had altered it, put it on her mistress, and fetching a mirror would have her admire the fit of it.
This is that which I admire in him.
I had little inclination to have done sofor my cue was to admire in silence.
I used to admire how he sidled along, keeping clear of secular contacts.
In the following pamphlets, however, though we cannot honestly subscribe to their doctrines, we must admire the same powers of composition, the same play of imagination, the same keen sarcasm and indignant reproof, that embellish his other productions.
They admire him, for virtues like their own, for contempt of order, and violence of outrage; for rage of defamation, and audacity of falsehood.
You must admire the new dresses of the ladies, who are radiantly and sumptuously attired "in flaming purple and refulgent gold," their ornaments likewise of gold, silver, and all manner of precious stones; for the daughters of Israel are, as on bridal days, all begemmed, bejewelled, and diamonded, stuck over with gems as thick as stars "seen in the galaxy or milky-way."
But we must surely admire the manly resolution which he discovered while it hung over him.
Everything to admire but the water supply, the sanitation, the Huns and Hunnesses and a few other beastlinesses.
One can admire even the statue of Wissmann, the great explorer, that looks with fixed eyes to the Congo in the eye of the setting sun.
How shall I sing that Majesty Which angels do admire? Let dust in dust and silence lie; Sing, sing, ye heavenly choir.
Thy wisdom which both makes and mends, We ever much admire: Creation all our wit transcends; Redemption rises higher.
The person with whom at that time I was most in the habit of comparing notes on such subjects was Roebuck, and I induced him to read Wordsworth, in whom he also at first seemed to find much to admire: but I, like most Wordsworthians, threw myself into strong antagonism to Byron, both as a poet and as to his influence on the character.
"I express the hope, because I myself like and admire him very much indeed.
"I rather admire his pluck.
But then, as I said before, sir,the times are sadly changed,women may still admire strength of body, and evenoccasionallyof mind, but the theory of "Dog, woman, and walnut tree" is quite obsolete.
I admire you.
She did not admire the photograph, but she wanted to look at it.
" "But," continued Ralph, "tell me now, really, do you young girls admire babies?"
" "I admire Lady Dredlinton more than any woman I know," Wingate answered.
If a man happens to admire another man's wife, her husband is scarcely the proper confidant.
In the apartment he found all the servants of the household busied in collecting the ornaments for the bed of state on which "feu monseigneur" would lie to-morrowa curious spectacle which all Ferrara would come to admire.
What was the use of being beautiful if you could not admire yourself?
It is difficult to admire enough the patriotic forecast of those ancient politicians who established places of public resort where water was dealt out gratis to all comers, and who confined wine to the shops of the apothecaries, that its use might be prohibited save under the direction of physicians.
And Cicero, for instance, said that the heavens were placed around the earth and man in order that he might admire the beauty of the starry firmament at night, and that animals and plants were created for his use and pleasure.
Then turns repentant, and his God adores With the same spirit that he drinks and whores; Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar.
My lord, if common fame may be trusted, these puppies are literally tasteless enough to admire wit, though the man who utters it be ever so corpulent, and to discover eloquence in the mouth of one, who can suffer himself to spit in an honourable assembly.
I shall therefore leave a plentiful crop for such as come after me, who admire you as much as I do, and will be contented to labour in the same field.
210 "In purenesse, and in all celestiall grace That men admire in goodly womankind, She did excell, and seem'd of angels race, Living on earth like angell new divinde*, Adorn'd with wisedome and with chastitie, 215 And all the dowries of a noble mind, Which did her beautie much more beautifie.
V. Rudely thou wrongest my deare harts desire, In finding fault with her too portly pride: The thing which I doo most in her admire, Is of the world unworthy most envide.
When I behold that beauties wonderment, And rare perfection of each goodly part, Of Natures skill the onely complement, I honor and admire the Makers art.
That goodly idoll, now so gay beseene*, Shall doffe her fleshes borrowd fayre attyre, And be forgot as it had never beene, That many now much worship and admire!
Even this verse, vowd to eternity, Shall be thereof immortall moniment, And tell her praise to all posterity, That may admire such worlds rare wonderment; The happy purchase of my glorious spoile, Gotten at last with labour and long toyle.
So I acquired a really formidable row of works on Political Economy and Government (I admire the word "works" in that application) where I found Society laid out for me in the most perfect orderwith pennies on its eyes.
He saw more in the English Constitution to admire than Americans generally did; although, while he respected English institutions, he had small liking for Englishmen, as they had for him.
Resentment gave place to pity, and they became like erring brothers, whom it was our duty to forgive, and in many respects our impulse to admire,not for their cause, but for their devotion to it.
Also I saw some post-office stamps and stamped envelopes: I do not much admire the latter.
I do not much admire it.
To admire him was agreeable to her; and she liked also to feel unimportant in his presence.
Let us then consider that all these were but so many preparatory steps to qualify a man, and such a man, tinctured with no national prejudice, with no domestic affection to admire, and to hold out to the admiration of mankind the constitution of England.
But if I shall admire the exposition, what else have I been made unless a grammarian instead of a philosopher?
Onward he moves!Disease and Death retire, And murmuring Demons hate him, and admire.
145 Each on his reed astride, the Cherub-train Watch her kind looks, and circle o'er the plain; Now with young wonder touch the siding snail, Admire his eye-tipp'd horns, and painted mail; Chase with quick step, and eager arms outspread, 150 The pausing Butterfly from mead to mead;
If, however, success is not always to be accounted as the sole foundation of renown, General Lee's life and career deserve to be held in reverence by all who admire the talents of a general and the noblest qualities of a soldier.
I made him admire me most at the very moment he had lost me forever,and so far, all was well.
A GOOD OLD MAN Is the best antiquity, and which we may with least vanity admire.
To spend too much time in them is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar; they perfect nature, and are themselves perfected by experience; crafty men contemn them, wise men use them, simple men admire them; for they teach not their own use, but that there is a wisdom without them and above them won by observation.
And yet more idle and, if possible, more unintelligent has been the attitude of his express detractors; those who are very fond of dogs "but in their proper place"; who say "poo' fellow, poo' fellow," and are themselves far poorer; who whet the knife of the vivisectionist or heat his oven; who are not ashamed to admire "the creature's instinct"; and flying far beyond folly, have dared to resuscitate the theory of animal machines.
Admire him or not, we must at least praise his pluck in holding to his purposea purpose he ultimately attained.
From this miscellaneous Tuscan room we pass to the two rooms which contain the Venetian pictures, of which I shall say less than might perhaps be expected, not because I do not intensely admire them but because I feel that the chief space in a Florentine book should be given to Florentine or Tuscan things.
At last, when it was finished, he drew aside the sheet for Donatello, who was buying fruit, to admire.
I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties about me as fill up all my hours of dangling, and no disgrace attending me, from sixty-seven years of age.
Within doors we come a little nearer to real life, and admire, upon the almost speaking canvas, all the airs and graces the proudest ladies can boast.'
So let us hasten to the yellow dining-room where presently we may admire the works of Titian, Guido, Vanderwerf, and last, not least, eleven portraits by Vandyck, of the Wharton family, which Sir Robert bought at the sale of the spendthrift Duke of Wharton.
It is also to admire his indomitable pluck.
I don't mean to be, because I feel I can't sufficiently admire the men and women who are bearing the heat and burden of the day.
I am practically alone all day, for Boggley has long distances to ride and bicycleand I never was so happy in my life, I write, and I read, and I fold my hands in newly acquired Oriental calm (which my bustling, busy little mother most certainly won't admire), and sit looking before me for hours.
'You don't seem to admire any of my favourite men.'
Lady Maulevrier had said Lesbia was to have carte blanche; so Lesbia bought everything she wanted, or fancied she wanted, or that the shop-people thought she must want, or that Lady Kirkbank happened to admire.
I think they appear to better advantage in groups and small assemblages than when single, as there is nothing greatly attractive in the form of a standard Beech; but there is a peculiar sweep of the lateral branches, when they are standing in a group, which the student of trees cannot fail to admire.
They put our dearest racial possessions into museums and admire them very much indeed.
and Father Oliver stopped to admire.
'I wonder he can't admire that ash-tree, and be interested in the story, which is quaint and interesting, without trying to draw an historical parallel between the Irish and the Jews.
By a virtue of forgiveness which I admire and thank you for, you write telling me of the literary work you are engaged upon.
Only the other day, coming home from his after-noon's walk, he stopped to admire his house.
The works of nature are admirably well calculated to impress us deeply with a sense of the mighty power of God, who can separate two mountains by a channel of awfulness, or fill the bowels of a huge mountain with beauties, that man, with all the aid of art, can only admire, but never imitate.
I could not but admire the wonderful dealings of God, in order to bring men to himself.
While the waves, bickering so bright and sheen, Put you in mind of Avon, Rhine, or Hellespont, Or any other stream to admire you're wont.
But if the hirsute feature of this story leaves me cold it is easy enough to enjoy and admire the rest.
"What I admire about your work," observed Sir Athur Gordon, the late Governor of Ceylon, "is the way in which your Officers identify themselves with these convicts, and live among them on terms of perfect equality.
"He didn't say nothing to that, except to look at me out of the corner of 'is eye; and stepping on to the wharf had another look at the sky to admire it, and then went aboard his ship.
While pride and pomp allure, and plenteous ease, That is, till man's predominant passions cease, Admire no longer at my slow increase.
He is polite and soft-spoken, and disposed to irony rather than denunciation, ready to admire cuteness and condone deception.
I could not enough admire the grandeur of proportion in the great building.
Have you ever seen some grand painting of a city, rising with its domes and towers and palaces from the edge of a glorious bay, shut in by mountainsthe whole scene clad in those deep, delicious, sunny hues which you admire so much in the picture, although they appear unrealized in Nature?
One knows not which most to admire, the genius which could conceive, or the perseverance which could accomplish such a work, On one side of the square, the colossal statue of the architect, glorious old Brunelleschi, is most appropriately placed, looking up with pride at his performance.
Yer very small; I admire a good lump of a woman meselfbut don't ye lose heart.
One brought for my inspection some soup-plates which had been procured during my absence; another came with a picture-book; and nothing would do them but that I must, despite the darkness, straightaway go out and admire a new fowl-house which "Horace and Stanley built all by theirselves, and no one helped them one single bit.
The Cambridge author, who imitated his style, is the Fungoso of the Dedication:"As for the errors they pretend to find in me, I could easily show them that the greatest part of them are beauties; and for the rest, I could recriminate upon the best poets of our nation, if I could resolve to accuse another of little faults, whom at the same time I admire for greater excellencies.
You can bear me witness, that I have not consideration enough for either of them to be angry: let Mævius and Bavius admire each other; I wish to be hated by them and their fellows, by the same reason for which I desire to be loved by you.
My father, with his fine head of a patrician philosopher, and his manners reminding one of the eighteenth century, is for her a kind of objet d'art, and still more, a grand intelligent mirror, in which she can admire her own beauty and cleverness; besides, she feels grateful that he never criticises her, and likes her very much.
Calvert thought he had rarely seen a more lovely face, though there was a touch of artificiality about it, young as it was, which he did not admire.
"Yes, Madameif 'tis presumptuous to admire General Washington.
As for General Washington, Monsieur Calvert does well to admire him.
We are devoted royalists, but we can still respect and admire patriotism and genius under whatever government they flourish."
"I shall not forget this afternoon," and he bowed with his accustomed grace, looking incomparably handsome in spite of his pallor and weakness and the bandage about his forehead, and Calvert could not help but admire the courtly ease of his manner, though he saw, too, the evil smile on his lips and the ugly look in his eye.
Usually, however, he was content to admire her at a distance and rarely left the box which he occupied with Mr. Jefferson and Mr. Morris to pay his respects to her and Madame d'Azay.
"P.C.S.S.," who is old-fashioned enough to admire and to study Pope, would feel greatly obliged if any of your correspondents could help him to the interpretation of the following lines, in the "Imitation" of Horace's Epistle to Augustus: "The Hero William, and the Martyr Charles, One knighted Blackmore, and one pensioned Quarles, Which made old Ben, and sturdy Dennis swear, No Lord's Annointed, but a Russian bear!
You have always been a gentleman, very considerate, very courteous, I cannot but admire you.
Though grave in aspect, when he smil'd, 'Twas gay and artless as a child, With him expression seem'd a law, You only Nature's dictates saw; But they in full perfection wrought Of generous feeling, varied thought, All that can elevate or move, That we admire, esteem, and love!
No knowledge of antiquity, no long-cherished associations, no searching after something to admire, is necessary here.
"I must say I admire your taste, Emily," he then said, looking about him, and shirking the great subject.
" Miss Christie seldom saw anything to admire in her own sex.
"Yes, I suppose he is, only that I never can admire dark men: I am so glad that all the boys are fairI should have hated a black brother.