I was minded to inquire into his hereditary fitness to design battleships; but inasmuch as
I already knew that his father had been a minister in a back-woods village far from the coast, I hesitated lest I offend the dear old fellow.
Two of the inferior limbs should be on the principle of the lever; wheels, perhaps, as they are now formed; though I have not yet determined whether the improvement might be better applied to the anterior or posterior members, inasmuch as
I am yet to learn whether dragging or shoving requires the greatest muscular exertion.
But the first day's operations were by no means of a successful character, inasmuch as
the general public, though they manifested a lively interest in Mrs Jarley personally, and such of her waxen satellites as were to be seen for nothing, were not affected by any impulses moving them to the payment of sixpence a head.
His friends caused him many disappointments, which were the more bitter to him, inasmuch as
he regarded friendship as such a sacred institution; and for the first time in his life he realised the whole horror of that loneliness to which, perhaps, all greatness is condemned.
If he did not avail himself of this latter civility, it was only because he had lost the relish for it; inasmuch as
he took everything else he could get, and would say at times, 'Extremely civil person, Chivery; very attentive man and very respectful.
he has never made friends, and has ever had a rebellious family, he, John Harmon, gives to Nicodemus Boffin the Little Mound, which is quite enough for him, and gives the whole rest and residue of his property to the Crown.
It was pleasing to see his open and ingenuous countenance, well mustachioed and corked, looking out from an open shirt collar; and to contemplate the sugar-loaf hat, decorated with ribbons of all colours, which he was compelled to carry on his knee, inasmuch as
no known conveyance with a top to it, would admit of any man's carrying it between his head and the roof.
Pearl resembled the brook, inasmuch as
the current of her life gushed from a well-spring as mysterious, and had flowed through scenes shadowed as heavily with gloom.
It is not pretended that these laws and customs existed in England in the sixth century; no, it is only pretended that inasmuch as
they existed in the English and other civilizations of far later times, it is safe to consider that it is no libel upon the sixth century to suppose them to have been in practice in that day also.
But the creditors came forward now, and complained that inasmuch as
through an error for which THEY were in no way to blame the false heir was not inventoried at the time with the rest of the property, great wrong and loss had thereby been inflicted upon them.
Rebecca did not seem to think this the expression of an exaggerated state of feeling, inasmuch as
she replied, "I know; that's just the way it seemed to me at first, and even now, whenever I'm alone and take out the Pilot back numbers to read over my contributions, I almost burst with pleasure; and it's not that they are good either, for they look worse to me every time I read them.
I forget in detail what they were, but I have a general recollection that he was to begin with reviving the Drama, and to end with crushing it; inasmuch as
his decease would leave it utterly bereft and without a chance or hope.