At that crowning point of the description
, an idea crossed his mind; his party-colored eyes twinkled; his curly lips twisted up at the corners; Wragge was himself again.
They appear to have in view, as the objects of the preference with which they endeavor to alarm us, those whom they designate by the description
of "the wealthy and the well-born.
of Indians are to be deemed members of a State, is not yet settled, and has been a question of frequent perplexity and contention in the federal councils.
But really, I don't see how, from the description
you have, you will be able to recognise your man, even if he is on board the Mongolia.
About half past four I went up to the railway station to get an evening paper, for the morning papers had contained only a very inaccurate description
of the killing of Stent, Henderson, Ogilvy, and the others.
Bennet protested against any description
The celebrity of the bread-fruit tree, and the conspicuous place it occupies in a Typee bill of fare, induces me to give at some length a general description
of the tree, and the various modes in which the fruit is prepared.
They were by no means tired of wondering and admiring; and not even Louisa seemed to feel that they had parted with Captain Wentworth long, when they saw him coming after them, with three companions, all well known already, by description
, to be Captain and Mrs Harville, and a Captain Benwick, who was staying with them.
I have no need to observe that I do not wilfully or negligently mislead my readers and that before I wrote that description
I took pains to investigate the subject.
Such then is the description
of a citizen who comes nearest to what all those who are called citizens are.
And their dresses are strange beyond all description
What, too, was to be said of the apartments, the hangings, the pictures, the servants and officers, of every description
, of his household?