Thackeray was fond of such open disguises, and liked to
greet his reader from the mask of Yellowplush and Michael Angelo Titmarsh, but it seems to me this was in his least modern moments.
And of all men he was the only one with whom Vronsky would have liked to
speak of his love.
Polly felt this; and as she missed the home-petting, gladly showed that she liked to
see the quiet old face brighten, as she entered the solitary room, where few children came, except the phantoms of little sons and daughters, who, to the motherly heart that loved them, never faded or grew up.
"When Matthew was here he liked to
hear you laugh and he liked to
know that you found pleasure in the pleasant things around you," said Mrs.
Hosts loved to detain the dry lawyer, when the light-hearted and loose-tongued had already their foot on the threshold; they liked to
sit a while in his unobtrusive company, practising for solitude, sobering their minds in the man's rich silence after the expense and strain of gaiety.
I liked the gel formation as it was easily absorbed, but would liked to
have seen the price tag reduced a bit - I reckon around pounds 6 would be right.
He liked pursuing the story, he liked reporting, he liked writing, he liked meeting deadlines, and he liked that what he wrote might make a difference." She said that he especially liked to
write stories on civil rights, the environment, and issues surrounding the lives of migrant workers and Native Americans.
I asked Harrison what kind of books he liked to
read and what he would have chosen for those ten books in the summer.
In Streets on Fire Jessee told us he "liked to
fall on his face," and his head-high methods to fakie proved he wasn't just whistling Dixie.
We figured out that he could suck hot milk off the end of a moist towel, which he really liked, and we figured out that he liked to
sleep a lot, and we figured out that he slept best when I put him back in my shirt and rocked in the rocking chair.
The new hire also turned out to be a manipulative employee who liked to
create chaos between staff members in the office.
We turned the club into a center for personal exorcism, devising theme parties (or "enviroteques," as one drug-dealing-conceptual-artist ex-boyfriend liked to
"I would have liked to
play a more direct political role in the area.