The moment when a man's head drops off is seldom or never, I am inclined to think, precisely the most agreeable
of his life.
The Princess was the most beautiful brunette in the world; her eyes were large, lively, and sparkling; her looks sweet and modest; her nose was of a just proportion and without a fault; her mouth small, her lips of a vermilion red, and charmingly agreeable
symmetry; in a word, all the features of her face were perfectly regular.
There was no want of likeness, she had been fortunate in the attitude, and as she meant to throw in a little improvement to the figure, to give a little more height, and considerably more elegance, she had great confidence of its being in every way a pretty drawing at last, and of its filling its destined place with credit to them botha standing memorial of the beauty of one, the skill of the other, and the friendship of both; with as many other agreeable
associations as Mr.
Her admiration and regard, even her sisterly regard, was all his own; but he was a lover; his attentions were wholly Marianne's, and a far less agreeable
man might have been more generally pleasing.
said Stryver, squaring himself; "I have less need to make myself agreeable
than you have, being more independent in circumstances.
I hope and do not doubt it will be agreeable
to see him even though a gentleman, for you had ever a good heart, and he is a worthy worthy man.
Such as at the commencement of the repast had not been able to seat themselves according to their inclination rose unceremoniously, and sought out more agreeable
But there is one of her sisters sitting down just behind you, who is very pretty, and I dare say very agreeable
There could be no harm in her liking an agreeable
man-- everybody knew her situation--Mr.
One of the least agreeable
circumstances of her residence there was her being treated with too much confidence by all parties, and being too much in the secret of the complaints of each house.
I scolded him for making love to Maria Mainwaring; he protested that he had been only in joke, and we both laughed heartily at her disappointment; and, in short, were very agreeable
I thought it therefore agreeable
, to my Affection, and Obligation to your Grace, to prefix your Name before them, both in English, and in Latine.
One face, and not an agreeable
one, though it was handsome, seemed maliciously watchful of this pretty girl, and indeed of every one and everything there.
There was little leisure for speaking while they danced; but when they were seated at tea, she found him as agreeable
as she had already given him credit for being.
But whenever a whole family or any one of another shall happen so far to excel in virtue as to exceed all other persons in the community, the n it is right that the kingly power should be in them, or if it is an individual who does so, that he should be king and lord of all; for this, as we have just mentioned, is not only correspondent to that principle of right which all founders of all states, whether aristocracies, oligarchies, or democracies, have a regard to (for in placing the supreme power they all think it right to fix it to excellence, though not the same); but it is also agreeable
to what has been already said; as it would not be right to kill, or banish, or ostracise such a one for his superior merit.