As St. Clare turned to go back his eye fell upon Tom, who was standing uneasily, shifting from one foot to the other, while Adolph stood negligently leaning against the banisters, examining Tom through an opera-glass, with an air that would have done credit to any dandy living.
I was struck dumb at these amazing words, and answered, ‘Onwhat grounds could I refuse to see such an excellent young man, ayoung man of such learning too, and so unfortunate?’- for all thisbusiness is a misfortune, isn’t it?’
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He had not to wait more than a minute before arosy-cheeked boy of about eleven, wearing a warm, neat and evenstylish coat, darted out to meet him.
He honoured the warm-hearted, blunt fondness of the young sailor, which led him to say, with his hands stretched towards Fanny's head, “Do you know, I begin to like that queer fashion already, though when I first heard of such things being done in England, I could not believe it; and when Mrs. Brown, and the other women at the Commissioner's at Gibraltar, appeared in the same trim, I thought they were mad; but Fanny can reconcile me to anything”; and saw, with lively admiration, the glow of Fanny's cheek, the brightness of her eye, the deep interest, the absorbed attention, while her brother was describing any of the imminent hazards, or terrific scenes, which such a period at sea must supply.
These handsomely garbed men in riding coats and breeches; the chic looking girls in stiff black hats, trailing black riding skirts, yellow gloved, and sporting short whips which looked more like dainty canes than anything else, took his fancy greatly.
He was far too clever to believe that Egypt could be conquered by five thousand men.
I stared--she stared also: at any rate, she kept her eyes on me in a cool, regardless manner, exceedingly embarrassing and disagreeable.
It was an enjoyable and impressive way of navigating that did indeed recall the maneuvers of an airship ride, with the major difference that the Nautilus faithfully obeyed the hands of its helmsman.
Until I actually got down here, we were under the impression ‘groovy’ was still current.
She knew, from the surprised expression on Dixon’s face, how ridiculously grand she herself must be looking; and the idea carried her down stairs into the room; it gave her that length of oblivion from the keen sharpness of the recollection of the actual business in hand.
“Just peachy,” she said in a wry tone. “
I’ve pinned it here, and I’ve pinned it there, but there’s no pleasing it!’
Thou, mine eye doth speak, Art like dry powder, ready to ignite When Quezox looseth tongue which like a flint Doth spark the fuse to quick explosion work.
Miss Sharp's accounts of his employment at Queen's Crawley were not caricatures.
Here are two chairs; let us sit down and see the smart people go by."
All day the sun has shone on the surface of some savage swamp, where the single spruce stands hung with usnea lichens, and small hawks circulate above, and the chickadee lisps amid the evergreens, and the partridge and rabbit skulk beneath; but now a more dismal and fitting day dawns, and a different race of creatures awakes to express the meaning of Nature there.
When paired with the super-high, shiny, black stilettos that Court had loaned me, the look was classic and stunning.
I was on the summit of one swell when the schooner came stooping over the next.