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 a moment every eye was bent upon the noonday sun, and then in unison
the people in the galleries and those in the court below took up the refrain of a low, weird chant.
I am perfectly aware that after what has passed between us it would ill suit the feelings of either to remain longer in the same house: so very great, so total a change from the intimacy of friendship must render any future intercourse the severest punishment; and your resolution of quitting Churchhill is undoubtedly in unison
with our situation, and with those lively feelings which I know you to possess.
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.