Often, however, did the mountains which had been familiar to him in his childhood lift their snowy peaks into the clear atmosphere of his poetry.
Often had the poet held intercourse with the wittiest and the wisest, but never before with a man like Ernest, whose thoughts and feelings gushed up with such a natural feeling, and who made great truths so familiar by his simple utterance of them.
We never entirely appreciated, before, what a very pleasant den our state-room is; nor how jolly it is to sit at dinner in one's own seat in one's own cabin, and hold familiar
conversation with friends in one's own language.
Some day he would venture into the camp in daylight and talk with these people through the medium of the little bugs which were familiar to them and to Tarzan.
As he stood, straight as a young Indian, by the door, waiting after he had finished the message, there came to his keen ears a familiar sound.
With them were the captured women of the tribe whom they had found in the village of Achmet Zek, and tall, even among the giant Waziri, loomed a familiar
black form at the side of Basuli.
He was evidently puzzled to understand me when I informed him that the only object of my visit was to look once more at the familiar
scenes round my old home.
One luckless evening it occurred to me to test my wife's fidelity in a vulgar, commonplace way familiar
to everyone who has acquaintance with the literature of fact and fiction.
Read a dozen or more of the 'Spectator' papers, from the De Coverly papers if you are not already familiar
with them, otherwise others.
For sounds in winter nights, and often in winter days, I heard the forlorn but melodious note of a hooting owl indefinitely far; such a sound as the frozen earth would yield if struck with a suitable plectrum, the very lingua vernacula of Walden Wood, and quite familiar
to me at last, though I never saw the bird while it was making it.
The term is quite familiar
to me, but I don't think I was ever called upon to define the character before.
I--I've come to--to lay the case before you," stammered Pollyanna, after a moment, unconsciously falling into her father's familiar
In an image of a well-known face, for example, some parts may feel more familiar
than others; when this happens, we have more belief in the accuracy of the familiar
parts than in that of the unfamiliar parts.
All the long way to his brother's, Levin vividly recalled all the facts familiar
to him of his brother Nikolay's life.
The villa and the lady are such familiar
objects in London life, that I ought to apologise for introducing them to notice.