Amy had been dabbling
her hand in the water during the little pause that fell between them, and when she looked up, Laurie was leaning on his oars with an expression in his eyes that made her say hastily, merely for the sake of saying something .
Of late I had often recalled this saying and this incident; for during the past week scarcely a night had gone over my couch that had not brought with it a dream of an infant, which I sometimes hushed in my arms, sometimes dandled on my knee, sometimes watched playing with daisies on a lawn, or again, dabbling
its hands in running water.
It happened that an Isosceles of a low type, with a brain little if at all above four degrees -- accidentally dabbling
in the colours of some Tradesman whose shop he had plundered -- painted himself, or caused himself to be painted (for the story varies) with the twelve colours of a Dodecagon.
Rothschild; but as my motive in travelling to your capital would not have been for the pleasure of dabbling
in stocks, I stayed away till some favorable chance should present itself of carrying my wish into execution.
I do not know what he means to do with himself after leaving college, but trust that, by dabbling
so early with the dangerous and seductive business of authorship, he will not bc tempted to become an author by profession.
From what I have heard from him this morning, I gather that he has lost heavily in dabbling
with stocks, and that he is ready to do anything on earth to better his fortunes.
The Doctor has been dabbling
in some of the old brimstone after all.
Although the early September weather was sultry, her arm, from her dabbling
in the curds, was as cold and damp to his mouth as a new-gathered mushroom, and tasted of the whey.
And now," she continued, having received the information and the pot of honey, having been introduced to Mary, and having insisted that they should accompany her back to the ruins, since in a town with so many turnings, such prospects, such delightful little half-naked boys dabbling
in pools, such Venetian canals, such old blue china in the curiosity shops, it was impossible for one person all alone to find her way to the ruins.
To-day, they manifested a particular attachment to a well at the bottom of the lawn, where they persisted in dabbling
with sticks and pebbles for above half an hour.
At the first shot Dutchy sank upon the table, overturning his mug of coffee, his yellow mop of hair dabbling
in his plate of mush.
She had caught a severe cold in the head by reason of her dabbling
in the spring on the preceding evening; but nothing short of absolute pneumonia could have quenched her interest in culinary matters that morning.