Her influence upon his wife, a woman devoured by all sorts
of small selfishnesses, small envies, small jealousies, was excellent.
As I was just now saying, he will attempt to represent the roll of thunder, the noise of wind and hall, or the creaking of wheels, and pulleys, and the various sounds of flutes; pipes, trumpets, and all sorts of instruments: he will bark like a dog, bleat like a sheep, or crow like a cock; his entire art will consist in imitation of voice and gesture, and there will be very little narration.
Whereas the other requires all sorts of harmonies and all sorts of rhythms, if the music and the style are to correspond, because the style has all sorts of changes.
I seem to have been busy doing all sorts
Afterwards it used to turn up in all sorts
of places--at the bottom of small drawers, among my studs in cardboard boxes--till at last it found permanent rest in a large wooden bowl containing some loose keys, bits of sealing wax, bits of string, small broken chains, a few buttons, and similar minute wreckage that washes out of a man's life into such receptacles.
It came into my head, as disconnected ideas will come at all sorts
of times into one's head, that this, most likely, was the very room where, if the tale were true, Falk had been lectured by Mr.
The feeling of familiarity has all sorts
of degrees, down to the stage where we dimly feel that we have seen a person before.
I see 'em now when I shut my eyes; black balls bobbing round, and stars and all sorts
of queer things.
Two garret- rooms, the place was so full of all sorts
of court people; but I can assure you that for the three days she was there she never put her head outside the door.
I expect tramps are always popping about and nosing into all sorts
of extraordinary places, you know.
I want to know'; and when I awoke in the night, I found that I was uneasily asking all sorts
of people in my dreams whether it really was or not - without knowing what I meant.
While Becky Sharp was on her own wing in the country, hopping on all sorts
of twigs, and amid a multiplicity of traps, and pecking up her food quite harmless and successful, Amelia lay snug in her home of Russell Square; if she went into the world, it was under the guidance of the elders; nor did it seem that any evil could befall her or that opulent cheery comfortable home in which she was affectionately sheltered.
I did not sleep well, though my bed was comfortable enough, for I had all sorts
of queer dreams.
And here are aged Moors with flowing white beards and long white robes with vast cowls; and Bedouins with long, cowled, striped cloaks; and Negroes and Riffians with heads clean-shaven except a kinky scalp lock back of the ear or, rather, upon the after corner of the skull; and all sorts
of barbarians in all sorts
of weird costumes, and all more or less ragged.
There were all sorts
of queer characters among them, but not a single one who was evil, or who possessed a selfish or violent nature.