Obed he died in ‘seventy-eight an’ all the next gen’ratioon is gone naow - the fust wife’s children dead, and the rest… God knows…”The sound of the incoming tide was flow very insistent, and little by little it seemed to change the old man’s mood from maudlin tearfulness to watchful fear.
The conversation had taken a serious turn, so he lightened the mood by adding, “Doesn’t stop me from teasing him about being younger, though.
He procured from Paris no less than nine large-paper copies of the first edition, and had them bound in different colours, so that they might suit his various moods and the changing fancies of a nature over which he seemed, at times, to have almost entirely lost control.
We learn nothing from the Imitation of the author's own life, except in so far as he may be assumed to have practised his own preachings; the Meditations reflect mood by mood the mind of him who wrote them.
"I will come," said M. Charles, seeing his mood, "if you wish.
Had she known Boldwood's moods, her blame would have been fearful, and the stain upon her heart ineradicable.
He stared at her for a moment, trying to gauge her mood.
Even when he was excited and talking irritably, his eyes somehow didnot follow his mood, but betrayed something else, sometimes quiteincongruous with what was passing. “
The next thing was to write or talk to Suzanne, and because she mistrusted her mood in Suzanne's presence she decided to write.
This damped my mood a little.
Willett now tried to turn the talk on early matters, and recall to the youth some past events which would restore a familiar mood; but in this process he obtained only the most grotesque results.
He sat by John Thornton’s fire, a broad-breasted dog, white-fanged and long-furred; but behind him were the shades of all manner of dogs, half-wolves and wild wolves, urgent and prompting, tasting the savor of the meat he ate, thirsting for the water he drank, scenting the wind with him, listening with him and telling him the sounds made by the wild life in the forest, dictating his moods, directing his actions, lying down to sleep with him when he lay down, and dreaming with him and beyond him and becoming themselves the stuff of his dreams.
It is not easy to look pleasant when one's nerves are bruised from miscellaneous contacts with all sorts of people, but it is an actual fact that assuming the gestures of a mood will often induce the mood itself.
Then she could always plead moods and nerves, and the right not to be held too strictly to account; and even in the most strait-laced societies the laugh was always against the husband.
In the hour that remained before the bar closed, Morlock had several more drinks, trying to retain his mood.
Morlock, analyzing his own mood, missed the elation that had been there the previous night.
From association with Howe he heard of current authors who expressed new moods, Pierre Loti, Thomas Hardy, Maeterlinck, Tolstoi.
As he rode the moods of his boyhood days came back to him--his love of winging butterflies and birds; his passion for the voice of the wood-dove (there was one crying in the still distance now)--his adoration for the virile strength of the men of the countryside.
If anyone had known of the apparent necessity when he first started to look for an apartment, of his own mood toward it!
He wanted to say something, anything which would relieve her depressed mood.
Angela knew nothing of his real thoughts, for because of sympathy, a secret sense of injustice toward her on his part, a vigorous, morbid impression of the injustice of life as a whole, a desire to do things in a kindly or at least a secret and not brutal way, he was led to pretend at all times that he really cared for her; to pose as being comfortable and happy; to lay all his moods to his inability to work.
From watching him and endeavoring to decipher his moods, Angela came to suspect something--she could not say what.
He could not do less than obey this mood.
"I can do nothing of myself," she said, perceiving his mood. "
The knowledge of them helped her to understand Sidney's mood.
Mrs. Gerhardt began to note her moods, and one afternoon she resolved to question her daughter.
Now and then, apropos of nothing save her own mood, Mrs. Bracebridge would indicate her philosophy of life in an epigram.
Now, however, by living with him, by knowing him better, by watching his moods, she had come to love him.
"We used to do his washing for him," she rejoined simply--"my mother and I." Lester paused, the baldness of the statements issuing from her sobering even his rancorous mood. "
Vesta was astonished to see her stepfather, usually so courteous, in so grim a mood.
Likes All Music ¶ Every kind of music is enjoyed by the pure Thoracic because he experiences so many moods.
Soon parting from Gabriel, the lonely and reserved man returned to his house to breakfast -- feeling twinges of shame and regret at having so far exposed his mood by those fevered questions to a stranger.
She turned herself away from him, that he might no longer notice the mood which had set its sign so visibly upon her, and went indoors with a distressing sense of faintness and a beating brow.
And sometimes, when I am excessively hopeful and blithe, a trouble is looming in the distance: so that I often get to look upon gloom in me with content, and to fear a happy mood.
Finally he seemed to shake off his new mood, and spoke with a queer laugh.
Thus, (1) the HINDOLE RAGA is heard only at dawn in the spring, to evoke the mood of universal love; (2) DEEPAKA RAGA is played during the evening in summer, to arouse compassion; (3) MEGHA RAGA is a melody for midday in the rainy season, to summon courage; (4) BHAIRAVA RAGA is played in the mornings of August, September, October, to achieve tranquillity; (5) SRI RAGA is reserved for autumn twilights, to attain pure love; (6) MALKOUNSA RAGA is heard at midnights in winter, for valor.
Grave were their spirits, mournful their mood.
The sturdy king had drawn his sword, not dull of edge, heirloom old; and each of the two felt fear of his foe, though fierce their mood.
I considered rejigging my crypt scenes to include mention of hydrogen sulfide, but ultimately decided that fart jokes would have ruined the mood.
"I think I can understand;" he answered believing he could read my mood.
Not even that could dampen his mood completely.
Which of these words denote transient moods and which denote enduring states or disposition?
Let Harlequin be taken with a fit of the colic and his trappings will have to serve that mood too.
Chief clerk,” said the manufacturer, “I expect the weather’s been affecting your mood, has it?
The painter still had to interpret K.‘s mood in some way, so he said, “I expect you’ve deliberately avoided deciding between my suggestions yet.
IVI can hardly describe the mood in which I was left by this harrowing episode - an episode at once mad and pitiful, grotesque and terrifying.
She could recognize her wild, desperate, defiant mood, the flightiness of her temper, and even some of the very cloud-shapes of gloom and despondency that had brooded in her heart.
If you will study the needless moods of anxiety, worry, despondency, discouragement and others that are the result of uncontrolled thoughts, you will realize how important the control of your thoughts are.
You can also drive away moods by simply choosing and fully concentrating on an agreeable subject.
It was a novel without a plot, and with only one character, being, indeed, simply a psychological study of a certain young Parisian, who spent his life trying to realise in the nineteenth century all the passions and modes of thought that belonged to every century except his own, and to sum up, as it were, in himself the various moods through which the world-spirit had ever passed, loving for their mere artificiality those renunciations that men have unwisely called virtue, as much as those natural rebellions that wise men still call sin.