I was not made the less so by my sense of being daily more and more shut out and alienated from my mother.
When she met him, she had thought he was too introverted to be a lawyer.
His initial impression was he was a shade standoffish or not over effusive but it grew on him someway.
The people of the Soudan always look inquiringly to any ascetic who rises to fame, and the question is often repeated, 'Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?'
One who fulfills all the dreariest negative stereotypes about hackers: an asocial, malodorous, pasty-faced monomaniac with all the personality of a cheese grater.
He hoped, by means of loyal excuses, to make a friend of Athos, whose lordly air and austere bearing pleased him much.
WHAT WETHERUP SAIDAll very fine to jeer at it now in cold print but it goes down like hot cake that stuff.
"That's a cynical way of looking at it."
The water-plug being left in solitude, its overflowings suddenly congealed, and turned to misanthropic ice.
"Satish became very reclusive after his wife's death," Bishnu continued. "
We can clearly see why the organic remains of closely consecutive formations are more closely allied to each other, than are those of remote formations; for the forms are more closely linked together by generation: we can clearly see why the remains of an intermediate formation are intermediate in character.
In one of the seating areas reserved for honored guests, his mother wept with pride.
I know not whether I sleep or wake;) The perform'd America and Europe grow dim, retiring in shadow behind me, The unperform'd, more gigantic than ever, advance, advance upon me.
I was too tired and out of spirits to eat or drink much, especially with the solemn servant waiting on me as elaborately as if a small dinner party had arrived at the house instead of a solitary man.
Nevertheless, he was always quiet and uncommunicative, and shared more in the work than the pleasure of his companions.
The third, is thy ruling part; and here consider; Thou art an old man; suffer not that excellent part to be brought in subjection, and to become slavish: suffer it not to be drawn up and down with unreasonable and unsociable lusts and motions, as it were with wires and nerves; suffer it not any more, either to repine at anything now present, or to fear and fly anything to come, which the destiny hath appointed thee.
He had withdrawn out of respect whilst her women were engaged in recovering her, and dreaded, not without reason, that some disagreeable consequence might follow what he had seen; but as soon as he heard Schemselnihar inquire for him, he came forward.