I should, if I had deliberated, have replied to this question by something conventionally
vague and polite; but the answer somehow slipped from my tongue before I was aware--"No, sir.
The stone faces on the outer wails stared blindly at the black night for three heavy hours; for three heavy hours, the horses in the stables rattled at their racks, the dogs barked, and the owl made a noise with very little resemblance in it to the noise conventionally
assigned to the owl by men-poets.
Hubble as a little curly sharp-edged person in sky-blue, who held a conventionally
juvenile position, because she had married Mr.
They were conventionally
correct, but an earnestness of purpose which could be felt in the very air lifted the business above the common run of affairs of honour.
I have compared the silver coin to the Koh-i-noor, and in one sense it was even conventionally
comparable, since by a historical accident it was at one time almost counted among the Crown jewels, or at least the Crown relics, until one of the royal princes publicly restored it to the shrine to which it was supposed to belong.
He has a curious way of limping round the gallery with his shoulder against the wall and tacking off at objects he wants to lay hold of instead of going straight to them, which has left a smear all round the four walls, conventionally
called "Phil's mark.
Philip saw he was taking up the thread of his discourse, "I speak conventionally
Before the bewildered officer on the load could guess the errand of this conventionally
clad but excited-seeming gentleman, he was the recipient of a punch that arched him back through the air to the pavement.
What is there to alarm you, my dear, in this conventionally
She raised her eyes for a moment to mine, and took refuge, poor soul, in a conventionally
polite inquiry after my health.
I know there's nothing to do--nothing but to say conventionally
, `Good- bye, Mrs.
The new king and his nobles had not only been led by years of proscription and exile to hate on principle everything that bore the name of Puritan, but had spent their exile at the French Court, where utterly cynical and selfish pursuit of pleasure and licentiousness of conduct were merely masked by conventionally