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There are six sorts of movement: generation, destruction, increase, diminution, alteration, and change of place.
I have a sort of hobby about what they call 'phenomena of phosphorescence.
Diagrams have their own beauty; but it is of just the other sort, They stand for the unalterable things; the calm, eternal, mathematical sort of truths; what somebody calls the 'white radiance of'--"
Now I am rather a Bohemian sort of person, but I have just the sort of all-round knowledge which would be most useful to you.
Indeed, her sympathies were easily accessible to a man of that sort.
But the whale-boat has no seat astern, no sofa of that sort whatever, and no tiller at all.
Cadwallader, "there is a new face come out from behind that broad man queerer than any of them: a little round head with bulging eyes--a sort of frog-face--do look.
Indeed, he said, I am strongly of opinion that they ought not to hear that sort of thing.
Fentolin has been making a sort of hobby of the place.
Being proposed to is all very nice and all that sort of thing, but it isn't at all a happy thing when you have to see a poor fellow, whom you know loves you honestly, going away and looking all broken hearted, and to know that, no matter what he may say at the moment, you are passing out of his life.
I felt suddenly extremely exhausted, absolutely overcome with fatigue since I had moved; as if to sit on that Pompeiian chair had been a task almost beyond human strength, a sort of labour that must end in collapse.
He sort of made you feel that all men are born equal, but that it was awful good of him to be talking to you, and that he wouldn't do it for everybody.
These particulars being treated of, we will now proceed to consider what sort of government is best, how it naturally arises, and how it is established; for it is necessary to make a proper inquiry concerning this.
Entering at last, he walked through the confectioner's shop to the back room, which was a sort of pastry-cook restaurant, merely raising his hat to the young lady who was serving there.
I don't love niggers any more than you do," she replied, "and I suppose one mustn't be too particular where that sort of cleaning up is concerned.