She had a decided mouth, a comical
nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared to see everything, and were by turns fierce, funny, or thoughtful.
He seemed extremely unhappy; but when she took his arm and walked away with him, seeking a retired corner, a ray of hope mingled with the almost comical
misery of his expression.
A slight look of comical
disappointment passed between them as they gazed upon the sterile flat, dotted with unsightly excrescences that stood equally for cabins or mounds of stone and gravel.
But at length all the past night's events soberly recurred, one by one, in fixed reality, and then I lay only alive to the comical
They fetch a good sum; and this little devil is such a comical
, musical concern, he's just the article
They adopted her, with grave and formal military ceremonies of their own invention - solemnities is the truer word; solemnities that were so profoundly solemn and earnest, that the spectacle would have been comical
if it hadn't been so touching.
But the comical
thing about it all, is, that the fig-leaf is confined to cold and pallid marble, which would be still cold and unsuggestive without this sham and ostentatious symbol of modesty, whereas warm-blood paintings which do really need it have in no case been furnished with it.
She had taught Elijah and Elisha Simpson so that they recited three verses of something with such comical
effect that they delighted themselves, the teacher, and the school; while Susan, who lisped, had been provided with a humorous poem in which she impersonated a lisping child.
His tendency to veer about from one subject to another; his habit of keeping his tongue perpetually going, so long as there was anybody, no matter whom, within reach of the sound of his voice; his comical
want of all dignity and reserve with his servants, promised, in appearance, much, and performed in reality nothing.
He's a comical
old fellow,' said Scrooge's nephew,' that's the truth: and not so pleasant as he might be.
There seemed to be something very comical
in the reputation of Mr.
With what absurd emotions (for, we think the feelings that are very serious in a man quite comical
in a boy) I found myself again going to Miss Havisham's, matters little here.