Stubble and Spooney thought him a sort of Apollo; Dobbin took him to be an Admirable Crichton; and Mrs. Major O'Dowd acknowledged he was an elegant young fellow, and put her in mind of Fitzjurld Fogarty, Lord Castlefogarty's second son.
“It is amazing,” said she, “how much young people cost their friends, what with bringing them up and putting them out in the world!
But it is astonishing how much can be accomplished if we are prompt to seize and improve the opportunities for action and effort which are constantly presenting themselves.
To the north was a different sight, and one more awesome.
The wall over the fireplace was adorned with some very brilliant scriptural prints, and a portrait of General Washington, drawn and colored in a manner which would certainly have astonished that hero, if ever he happened to meet with its like.
After the walk across the open park, it was pleasant to saunter lazily through the cool glades.
All of which served to make White Fang's days enjoyable.
Excellent fellow as I knew Traddles to be, and warmly attached to him as I was, I could not help wishing, on that delicate occasion, that he had never contracted the habit of brushing his hair so very upright.
I pictured him ramming his fabulous cock into them while their perfect, fake, plastic tits never moved.
The phenomenon is of the first order of importance: the small insurrectionary movement which took the name of Jesus of Nazareth is simply the Jewish instinct redivivus--in other words, it is the priestly instinct come to such a pass that it can no longer endure the priest as a fact; it is the discovery of a state of existence even more fantastic than any before it, of a vision of life even more unreal than that necessary to an ecclesiastical organization.
Consumable commodities, it is said, are soon destroyed; whereas gold and silver are of a the more durable nature, and were it not for this continual exportation, might be accumulated for ages together, to the incredible augmentation of the real wealth of the country.
That for centuries European thinkers only thought in order to prove something--nowadays, on the contrary, we are suspicious of every thinker who "wishes to prove something"--that it was always settled beforehand what WAS TO BE the result of their strictest thinking, as it was perhaps in the Asiatic astrology of former times, or as it is still at the present day in the innocent, Christian-moral explanation of immediate personal events "for the glory of God," or "for the good of the soul":--this tyranny, this arbitrariness, this severe and magnificent stupidity, has EDUCATED the spirit; slavery, both in the coarser and the finer sense, is apparently an indispensable means even of spiritual education and discipline.
The most marvelous of them all is known as the Ear of Dionysius.
At the same time real scientific work was done; many young scholars of outstanding ability were trained at the Chinese universities, often better than the students who went abroad.
Making her feelthat she had “wronged” him, he took advantage of her phenomenalmeekness and submissiveness to trample on the elementary decenciesof marriage.
To the married it denotes a pleasant yet a humble abode.
To dream of an abbess smiling and benignant, denotes you will be surrounded by true friends and pleasing prospects.
Sir Walter Scott was accustomed to cite the case of his young friend John Leyden as one of the most remarkable illustrations of the power of perseverance which he had ever known.
If so, the non-sensational part of our perception will be illusory, i.e. it will supply qualities which the object in question does not in fact have.
To dream of seeing your muscle well developed, you will have strange encounters with enemies, but you will succeed in surmounting their evil works, and gain fortune.
The weight of these valuables exceeded three hundred and fifty pounds avoirdupois; and in this estimate I have not included one hundred and ninety-seven superb gold watches; three of the number being worth each five hundred dollars, if one.
You’d better open,” cried the visitor; “it’s yourbrother Alyosha with the most interesting and surprising news, I’ll bebound!”
CHAPTER 25 THE WHISPERING GALLERY CHAPTER 26 A RAPID RECOVERY CHAPTER 27 THE CENTRAL SEA CHAPTER 28 LAUNCHING THE RAFT CHAPTER 29 ON THE WATERS--A RAFT VOYAGE CHAPTER 30 TERRIFIC SAURIAN COMBAT CHAPTER 31 THE SEA MONSTER CHAPTER 32 THE BATTLE OF THE ELEMENTS CHAPTER 33 OUR ROUTE REVERSED CHAPTER 34 A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY CHAPTER 35 DISCOVERY UPON DISCOVERY CHAPTER 36 WHAT IS IT?
He sought out quickly the wonders of metropolitan life--its crowds at dinner and theatre time in Broadway, its tremendous throngs morning and afternoon in the shopping district, its amazing world of carriages in Fifth Avenue and Central Park.
While upon all, convicts and armed keepers ere they stirr'd, (Convict forgetting prison, keeper his loaded pistol,) A hush and pause fell down a wondrous minute, With deep half-stifled sobs and sound of bad men bow'd and moved to weeping, And youth's convulsive breathings, memories of home, The mother's voice in lullaby, the sister's care, the happy childhood, The long-pent spirit rous'd to reminiscence; A wondrous minute then--but after in the solitary night, to many, many there, Years after, even in the hour of death, the sad refrain, the tune, the voice, the words, Resumed, the large calm lady walks the narrow aisle, The wailing melody again, the singer in the prison sings, O sight of pity, shame and dole!
This apparently astounding acoustic mystery is easily explainable by simple natural laws; it arose from the conductibility of the rock.
You cast aside all fears, and think of yourself as a spark of the Divine Being, as a manifestation of the "One Universal Principle" that fills all space and time.
The barkeep said, "Pure dynamite, huh?"
Until I actually got down here, we were under the impression ‘groovy’ was still current.
rts in all ages, and even to philosophers, in the whole phenomenon of the saint, it is undoubtedly the appearance of the miraculous therein--namely, the immediate SUCCESSION OF OPPOSITES, of states of the soul regarded as morally antithetical: it was believed here to be self-evident that a "bad man" was all at once turned into a "saint," a good man.
Peachy cheeks, a zebra skirt, frisky as a young thing’s.
A slight movement went through the Prime Minister’s colossal frame, like a peristaltic wave passing along the coiled length of a boa-constrictor.
The next day a passenger with a half-stupefied eye, staggering gait, and disordered hair, was seen to emerge from the second cabin, and to totter to a seat on deck.
Crashing through the brush, half-staggering, half-hobbling over rocks and fallen logs, Helga came upon a most startling sight.
I see Freedom, completely arm'd and victorious and very haughty, with Law on one side and Peace on the other, A stupendous trio all issuing forth against the idea of caste; What historic denouements are these we so rapidly approach?
Connor hated to part with budget, especially when it involved Bill, who was a pompous ass who liked to act like he was some kind of super-cybercop rather than a glorified systems administrator.
I am a woman, needes must I speak,Or elles swell until mine hearte break.