She smiled a wry little smile and displayed the newspaper package.
not the nice young man, but the fowl which gave the quill,)--and is given a smile by a dark-eyed female in a passing stage.
He wore a pair of gold spectacles, and walked slowly, with an odd shambling gait, with his face sometimes turned up to the sky, and sometimes bowed down towards the ground, seemed to wear a perpetual smile; his long thin arms were swinging, and his lank hands, in old black gloves ever so much too wide for them, waving and gesticulating in utter abstraction.
Gifford forced a smile. "
"I don't know it yet," said Lister, as coolly as he could, but got embarrassed when he saw Cartwright's smile.
Then she smiled--a smile that brought two tiny dimples into being--oh, such a smile!
The novelist returned the smile, intensifying its sweetness. "
The little woman turned away, trying in vain to hide her tearful smile, and they laughed together, Olive mingling a daughter's fond kiss with her laughter.
Plenty with which to win back the smiles of Angy's garden.
For his own part, sitting back on the stool with his cap tucked under his arm and his hands folded about one knee, he met the faint, cold smile of the colonel with a broad grin of his own.
Grant repressed a smile.
Then, after a little, the girl threw back her head and drew a deep breath, and flashed a tremulous smile at him.
I would not think anything else for a minute; but it seems to me that somebody has to do something, or--or--" Shade raised his hand to his mouth to conceal the swift, sarcastic smile on his lips.
Then there is a certain pot-bellied smugness of appearance about the frog that provokes a smile in the irreverent.
They exchanged a smile of understanding.
She tried to suppress a smile, but only half succeeded.
Of the correspondence of this period--flippant, trenchant, or sparkling--few portions are more calculated to excite a smile than the record of his frequent resolutions made, reasseverated, and broken, to have done with literature; even going the length on some occasions of threatening to suppress his works, and, if possible, recall the existing copies.
"Mais, la musique, Monsieur," interrupted Mademoiselle Viefville, in a way so droll as to raise a general smile, "qu'en pensez-vous?"
"Alice," said Uncle John, his face losing its half-mocking smile with which he had been watching her eager countenance, "Alice, did you know that I had been married?"
The early supper was ended and Evadne had ensconced herself in her favorite window to catch the sun's last smile before he fell asleep.
The nurse, realising her responsibility (she said afterwards that it was the most serious moment of her life), subdued her own astonishment at this proof of her young patient's knowledge of a crime of which she was universally supposed to be entirely ignorant, and, bestowing a reassuring smile on the agitated girl, observed softly: "You wore too ill to be burdened with black.
For whether lying calm and beautiful, Clasping the earth in love, and throwing back The smile of heaven from waves of amethyst; Or whether, freshened by the busy winds, It bears the trade and navies of the world To ends of use or stern activity; Or whether, lashed by tempests, it gives way To elemental fury, howls and roars At all its rocky barriers, in wild lust Of ruin drinks the blood of living things, And strews its wrecks o'er leagues of desolate shore,-- Always it is the sea, and men bow down Before its vast and varied majesty.
But the paradoxical picture of the ragged skulker in Milligan's actually sitting at the same table with Nelly Lebrun and receiving her smiles stayed with him.
He managed a smile of a sort, the first smile to-night, and added: "They always do, you know."
He answered her smile, as if she were a child whose determined kindness made him both happy and sad.
She turned round smiling, but made no answer, only continued to smile on me.
"Kurt--I think--presently I'll give you the surprise of your life," she replied, and summoned a smile.
asked the manager, trying hard to restrain a smile. "
On old Egina's rock, and Idra's isle, The god of gladness sheds his parting smile; O'er his own regions lingering, loves to shine, Though there his altars are no more divine;-- Descending fast, the mountain shadows kiss Thy glorious gulf, unconquer'd Salamis!
She even sent a smile of casual greeting to Piers as she went.
Looking steadily into Abraham's eyes, she kept a-smiling until he felt as if the warmth of a belated spring had beamed upon him.
"Well I perceive how thou dost nest thyself In thine own light, and drawest it from thine eyes, Because they coruscate when thou dost smile, But know not who thou art, nor why thou hast, Spirit august, thy station in the sphere That veils itself to men in alien rays."
Instead of discovering surprise, indignation, or dramatic dignity, therefore, at this extraordinary question, she barely permitted a smile to curl her handsome mouth; and this so slightly, as to escape her companion's eye.
The cardinal did not notice the obeisance, but he did notice the smile.
He took all rebuffs with resignation, and could generally muster a smile soon after.
Judge of our poet's chagrin, however, when, on arriving at TAFFY'S house, he was informed, with mocking smiles.
Others than King noticed; there were knowing smiles.
I never was happy but for two poor hours that I enjoyed your smiles, and, drinking in the poison of your charms, I forgot myself.
she took, But in vain did she try to assume Thy smile of content, thy enlivening look, And thy roseate mountainous bloom.
Haste thee, Nymph; and bring with thee Jest and youthful Jollity, Quips and cranks and wanton wiles, Nods and becks and wreathed smiles Such as hang on HEBE's cheek And love to live in dimple sleek; Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides.
Something took place beneath the gray mustache--a smile or a pursing up of the lips in doubt.
Two nominal armies were formed, and two generals appointed to the command; and it is impossible to resist a smile of mingled amusement and admiration on reading the exact statement of the forces, so pompously and so effectively announced as forming the armies of Utrecht and Gorcum.
One of the most life-like passages in the play is at the beginning of the third act, where Nimphidius describes to Poppaea how the weary audience were imprisoned in the theatre during Nero's performance, with guards stationed at the doors, and spies on all sides scanning each man's face to note down every smile or frown.
I straight obey'd; and with mine eye return'd Through all the seven spheres, and saw this globe So pitiful of semblance, that perforce It moved my smiles: and him in truth I hold For wisest, who esteems it least: whose thoughts Elsewhere are fix'd, him worthiest call and best.
You've got the very smile of her, and the sadness of her too, as if you'd known her a hundred year!"
They could really dance, these eyes, and send out magnetic, scintillating sparks of joy and laughter that were potent to draw a smile from the sourest visage they smiled upon.
These people never smile before they go in the ring, but just act as though too much depended on them to crack a smile.
Fair Phyllis's gold lashes demurely cast down, Her face in sweet doubt 'twixt a smile and a frown,-- A venturesome rosebud o'ertopping the rest Now lies all a-quiver upon her white breast, The curves of her neck Man's vow often wreck,-- She has the whole world at her call and her beck.
"Yes," she said bravely, and called a smile to her face. "
This was stated in a large party, as a proof of his kind and noble nature, and was received by all with approving smiles.