I bowed and returned the pledge; beginning to perceive that it would be foolish to sit sulking for the misbehaviour of a pack of curs; besides, I felt loth to yield the fellow further amusement at my expense; since his humour took that turn.
It gave me quite a turn, miss, to see it, never having been taken faint myself."
Vivenna and Parlin waited their turn as the people crowded around the arena entrance.
They had never kept to the main road if a parallel side-street would serve their turn.
And here we may recognize the St. Clare servants,—Tom, Adolph, and others; and there, too, Susan and Emmeline, awaiting their turn with anxious and dejected faces.
The first words I said to him, when I saw the turn things had taken, were, "Do me justice--clear my character of a stain on it which you know I don't deserve.
Then I heard the key turn in the lock, and Montgomery's voice in expostulation.
You've played me an ill turn, Heathcliff!
The Lord Cleric executed a neat half turn and stamped on her thigh.
The castaways, although much fatigued, pushed on courageously, hoping each moment to find a sudden turn which would take them in the desired direction.
I never got such a turn in my life as when I saw him grinning at me with his head on his shoulder as I climbed through the window.
After the fourth or fifth tumble he reached the turn, and then she waved her handkerchief to him, and waited till he was out of sight.
It is a scientific analysis of the subject, prepared for critics and men of a highly cultured and investigating turn of mind, and was not originally intended to instruct ordinary persons in the management of words and sentences for practical purposes.
I have crossed it a hundred times on horseback, and know exactly the turns to take.
“Well, Mr. Holmes, it is difficult for me to refuse you anything, for you have been of use to the force once or twice in the past, and we owe you a good turn at Scotland Yard,” said Lestrade. “
And that practice may really have ceased before 2,500 B.C., despite the testimony of monuments of that date; for in monuments dating from about 1,250 B.C., crews are represented unmistakably rowing with their faces towards the stern and yet grasping their oars in the attitude of paddling, so that even then Egyptian artists mechanically followed the turn of the hieroglyph to which their hands were accustomed.
At length, the wire making a sudden turn, touched the shore rocks, which were beaten by the sea.
But Beaufort understood every turn of her dialect, and spoke it fluently: his view of life, his tone, his attitude, were merely a coarser reflection of those revealed in Count Olenski's letter.
She brings each guest forward in turn to the center of the stage.
A guest missing his "turn" misses that course.
To dream of rabbits, foretells favorable turns in conditions, and you will be more pleased with your gains than formerly.
I’ll go in directly, and tell my aunt the turn things have taken.”
But as it happened sometimes that some of them lost their turns owing to the King's absence, or to their being unwell, then in such cases the women whose turns had been passed over, and those whose turns had come, used to have a sort of lottery, and the ointment of all the claimants were sent to the King, who accepted the ointment of one of them, and thus settled the question.
yelled out Jos, wild with fear, rage, and mortification; and Isidor came in at this juncture, swearing in his turn.
I have been having my turn at the bedside for the last two hours; Kostia Lebedeff is there now.
Onward we pass’d, Where others skarf’d in rugged folds of ice Not on their feet were turn’d, but each revers’d There very weeping suffers not to weep; For at their eyes grief seeking passage finds Impediment, and rolling inward turns For increase of sharp anguish: the first tears Hang cluster’d, and like crystal vizors show, Under the socket brimming all the cup.
If all, that hitherto is told of her, Were in one praise concluded, ‘t were too weak To furnish out this turn.
How the floodgates were opened, and mother and daughter wept, when they were together embracing each other in this sanctuary, may readily be imagined by every reader who possesses the least sentimental turn.
Across Marsh, Tagish, and Bennett (seventy miles of lakes), they flew so fast that the man whose turn it was to run towed behind the sled at the end of a rope.
18:005:001 Call now, if there be any that will answer thee; and to which of the saints wilt thou turn?
Him meditating still, Him seeking, with Him blended, stayed on Him, The souls illuminated take that road Which hath no turning back--their sins flung off By strength of faith.
Though George had stopped in his sentence, yet, his blood being up, he was not to be cowed by all the generations of Osborne; rallying instantly, he replied to the bullying look of his father, with another so indicative of resolution and defiance that the elder man quailed in his turn, and looked away.
That of Mr.Common follows the text very closely, and thus occasionally shows some essentially German turns of phrase; that of Mr.Ludovici is more fluent but rather less exact.
One need only turn to history for a proof of this: there it appears with appalling distinctness.
“Even so, Captain Nemo,” I went on, ignoring his ironic turn of phrase, “the Nautilus has run aground at a moment when the sea is full.
I hoped that he couldn’t sense the horny turn that my thoughts had taken, even though he had to feel the sexual tension that was zinging between us.
He said so repeatedly; other things he said too, which marked the turn of his feelings and gave the lie to his actions.
When thou hast done well, and another is benefited by thy action, must thou like a very fool look for a third thing besides, as that it may appear unto others also that thou hast done well, or that thou mayest in time, receive one good turn for another?
He had not foreseen this turn of affairs, and was not prepared for it.
We're always fair with one another and give and take and all that, and I think it'd be a blot on our honor if you refused me my lawful turn at the Egg.
I am told by Biddy, that air the writing,” said Joe, repeating the legal turn as if it did him infinite good, “'account of him the said Matthew.'
The truck blew its horn once as it cleared the alley-mouth and turned an impossibly tight right turn.
If a man is ever so little developed and experienced, he will certainly try to admit all the external facts that can’t be avoided, but will seek other explanations of them, will introduce some special, unexpected turn, that will give them another significance and put them in another light.
If, then, we observe in any person before us the signs of resolution we may certainly suppose that they indicate a turn in what he has said and what he is going to say.
And so she did: wandering up and down, and trying turn after turn, but always coming back to the house, do what she would.
But the powerful Gaika and Hlambi tribes located throughout British Kaffraria, though believed to be restless and plotting, continued to "sit still," as if watching the turn of events, and night after night upon the distant hills the signal fires of the savages gleamed beneath the midnight sky in flashing, lurid tongues, speaking their mysterious, awesome messages from the Amatola to the Bashi.
When the offer was first made, I little thought the turn which events might take.
Giry had bowed herself out, with the dignity that never deserted her, the manager told the inspector that they had decided to dispense with that old madwoman's services; and, when he had gone in his turn, they instructed the acting-manager to make up the inspector's accounts.
To dream of experiencing delight over any event, signifies a favorable turn in affairs.
With a memory sharpened to almost preternatural clearness, she remarked every turn in the road, and formed a mental estimate of the time to be occupied in traversing it.