Terrified by the ferocious manner and threatening attitude of the termagant, and beginning to feel that the getting safe out of the house ought to be considered as a most desirable object, I told her, in the most conciliatory manner I could assume, that I had not a farthing beyond two or three shillings, which she was welcome to; all my money having been in the pocket-book which I had lost--I dared not say of which I had been robbed.
And, frankly, I cannot understand your attitude--" "She has had enough--" broke in Garry Gresham. "
The following dispatch of Baron Beyens, dated July 26th, may probably be taken as fairly representing their attitude:-- To justify these conclusions I must remind you of the opinion which prevails in the German General Staff, that war with France and Russia is unavoidable and near, an opinion which the Emperor has been induced to share.
The daughter continued with her father, becoming the type of young woman who lives among men from hotel to hotel, always somewhat masculine in her attitude;--a half-way virgin who knows everything, is not frightened at anything, guards ferociously the integrity of her sex, calculating just what it may be worth, and adoring wealth as the most powerful divinity on earth.
He slackened his pace, and, perceiving how entirely unconscious Mercy was of his approach, deliberately studied her, feature, dress, attitude,--all, as scrutinizingly as if she had been painted on canvas and hanging on a wall.
----The young fellow called John arose and placed himself in a neat fighting attitude.--Fetch on the fellah that makes them long words!--he said,--and planted a straight hit with the right fist in the concave palm of the left hand with a click like a cup and ball.--You small boy there, hurry up that "Webster's Unabridged!"
Her eyebrow and eye, now, have the true Siddons' stamp; the great white forehead, and sharp-cut little nostril, breathing scorn--and what a Siddons-like attitude!--I should like, madam, to see the child again before I go."
"Let me introduce you to each other," said Anthea, conscious of this attitude,--"Mr.
Don't attitudenise,' iv.
Think what rage would justly seize the great Romulus, the founder of our race, if he could reflect on the circumstances of his own birth, and then upon your attitude,--refusing to get children even by lawful marriages!
We end by being bored at their attitudes and poses.
To have a life that's full and good and serviceable, or to mince along through it with two or three sacred attitudes?--Wait a minute."
Two great, distinct systems,--the shallow, shrinking, timid, but rapturously devotional, piously sentimental school, of which Beato Angelico was facile princeps, painfully adventuring out of the close atmosphere of the miniatori into the broader light and more gairish colors of the actual, and falling back, hesitating and distrustful; and the hardy, healthy, audacious naturalists, wreaking strong and warm human emotions upon vigorous expression and confident attitude;--these two widely separated streams of Art, remote from each other in origin, and fed by various rills, in their course through the century, were to meet in one ocean at its close.
En passant a l'examen de l'attitude des Puissances en presence du conflit, le Prince insista tout d'abord sur les sentiments dont est animee la Russie et sur la Toute Gracieuse Communication de sa Majeste l'Empereur disant que la Russie en aucun cas n'abandonnera la Serbie.