Dorian Gray stepped up on the dais with the air of a young Greek martyr, and made a little moue of discontent to Lord Henry, to whom he had rather taken a fancy.
And yet," continued Lord Henry, in his low, musical voice, and with that graceful wave of the hand that was always so characteristic of him, and that he had even in his Eton days, "I believe that if one man were to live out his life fully and completely, were to give form to every feeling, expression to every thought, reality to every dream--I believe that the world would gain such a fresh impulse of joy that we would forget all the maladies of mediaevalism, and return to the Hellenic ideal-- to something finer, richer than the Hellenic ideal, it may be.
I could not quite understand the object of your questions this morning, Sir Henry
," said he.
To have so kind-hearted, so affectionate a sister," replied Henry
warmly, "must be a comfort to him under any distress.
Captain Good and I went down to dinner together, and there we found Sir Henry
Curtis already seated.
I don't think I ever do consider things like the stars," Henry
When Dorothy told about the riches of this fairy country Uncle Henry
would sigh, for he knew that a single one of the great emeralds that were so common there would pay all his debts and leave his farm free.
In charge of it was the lean, grizzled, leatherskinned Sir Jules de Vac, and it was he whom Henry
commanded to face him in mimic combat with the foils, for the King wished to go with hammer and tongs at someone to vent his suppressed rage.
But we ain't got people an' money an' all the rest, like him," Henry
All the more reason, Henry
, for trusting me with the charge of their children.
If I buckled it around my waist and commanded it to take me to Uncle Henry
, wouldn't it do it?
She noted the dishes and the strips of red carpet, that outwardly she might give Henry
what was proper.