The rooms were too large for her to move in with ease: whatever she touched she expected to injure, and she crept about in constant
terror of something or other; often retreating towards her own chamber to cry; and the little girl who was spoken of in the drawing-room when she left it at night as seeming so desirably sensible of her peculiar good fortune, ended every day's sorrows by sobbing herself to sleep.
But early as he woke on the next morning--and although there was an excuse for not prolonging sleep in the constant
whirr and rattle of the "donkey" engine winches of the great ship--he met the eyes of Adam fixed on him from his berth.
Grave natures, led by custom, and therefore constant
, are commonly loving husbands, as was said of Ulysses, vetulam suam praetulit immortalitati.
At that time, and for a good many weeks after that time, Richard was constant
in his visits.
The building of a bed, chairs, table, and shelves was a relatively easy matter, so that by the end of the second month they were well settled, and, but for the constant
dread of attack by wild beasts and the ever growing loneliness, they were not uncomfortable or unhappy.
His features were like his sister's, but while in her case everything was lit up by a joyous, self-satisfied, youthful, and constant
smile of animation, and by the wonderful classic beauty of her figure, his face on the contrary was dulled by imbecility and a constant
expression of sullen self-confidence, while his body was thin and weak.
Many Theresas have been born who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant
unfolding of far-resonant action; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity; perhaps a tragic failure which found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion.
Mary tells me I am changed too; and I don't much wonder at it, for I was in a constant
state of agitation and anxiety all day long: but next time I am determined to take things coolly.
A BRAZIER had a little Dog, which was a great favorite with his master, and his constant
At some little distance from the farmhouse was a spring with a constant
flow of clear, cold water, whence the family derived its supply for domestic use at all seasons.
Hilaire, both in varieties and in species, that when any part or organ is repeated many times in the structure of the same individual (as the vertebrae in snakes, and the stamens in polyandrous flowers) the number is variable; whereas the number of the same part or organ, when it occurs in lesser numbers, is constant
Other losses, although not at first felt, tell heavily after a period: these are the want of room, of seclusion, of rest; the jading feeling of constant
hurry; the privation of small luxuries, the loss of domestic society and even of music and the other pleasures of imagination.