The Little Dorrit, trembling on his arm, was less in unison
than ever with Mrs Chivery's theory, and yet was not irreconcilable with a new fancy which sprung up within him, that there might be some one else in the hopeless--newer fancy still--in the hopeless unattainable distance.
For ten minutes or more they kept up their monotonous chant and steps, and then suddenly, and in perfect unison
, they turned toward their victim with upraised bludgeons and emitting fearful howls, the while they contorted their features into the most diabolical expressions, they rushed upon him.
The evening, I remember, was still and cloudy; the London air was at its heaviest; the distant hum of the street-traffic was at its faintest; the small pulse of the life within me, and the great heart of the city around me, seemed to be sinking in unison
, languidly and more languidly, with the sinking sun.
We could see them lift their feet and put them down; we saw them swing their alpenstocks forward in unison
, like so many pendulums, and then bear their weight upon them; we saw the lady wave her handkerchief.
They moved slowly, in unison
, below us, over the lawn, the boy, as they went, reading aloud from a storybook and passing his arm round his sister to keep her quite in touch.
For such particulars, stated on such authority, Elinor could not withhold her credit; nor was she disposed to it, for the circumstance was in perfect unison
with what she had heard and seen herself.