the ugly monster the most beautiful girl he had ever seen stood before the astonished eyes of the Prince.
I knew, nonetheless, exactly what dreadful face she had to show; and I wondered whether, if instead of
being above I had been below, I should have had, for going up, the same nerve I had lately shown Quint.
Her sight was disturbed, so that she saw objects multiplied, and grasped at visionary teacups and wine-glasses instead of
the realities; her hearing was greatly impaired; her memory also; and her speech was unintelligible.
moving, you merely exercise some magic art of vanishing and returning to sight; and instead of
any lucid description of your new World, you simply tell me the numbers and sizes of some forty of my retinue, facts known to any child in my capital.
Ay, but look you, I was expecting money, and, instead of
money, I see you.
Life became homogeneous again, instead of
being made up of detached fragments.
the generous spread of surface with which it had taken the air, it was now a lean and hawklike monoplane balanced on long and exceedingly narrow wings.
And, when a man allows music to play upon him and to pour into his soul through the funnel of his ears those sweet and soft and melancholy airs of which we were just now speaking, and his whole life is passed in warbling and the delights of song; in the first stage of the process the passion or spirit which is in him is tempered like iron, and made useful, instead of
brittle and useless.
If Marmee shook her fist instead of
kissing her hand to us, it would serve us right, for more ungrateful wretches than we are were never seen," cried Jo, taking a remorseful satisfaction in the snowy walk and bitter wind.
using an opera- glass they view the acts of their opponents with ME
But a moment afterwards, seeing that instead of
a fish he only had in his nets the carcase of an ass, he was much disappointed.
their being "joined in affection" and free from all apprehension of different "interests," envy and jealousy would soon extinguish confidence and affection, and the partial interests of each confederacy, instead of
the general interests of all America, would be the only objects of their policy and pursuits.
IT MAY be contended, perhaps, that instead of
OCCASIONAL appeals to the people, which are liable to the objections urged against them, PERIODICAL appeals are the proper and adequate means of PREVENTING AND CORRECTING INFRACTIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION.
14) Hermes makes the cattle walk backwards way, so that they seem to be going towards the meadow instead of
leaving it (cp.
Jenny had, by her learning, increased her own pride, which none of her neighbours were kind enough to feed with the honour she seemed to demand; and now, instead of
respect and adoration, she gained nothing but hatred and abuse by her finery.