His character, indeed, might be traced all the way down, as distinctly as if the Colonel himself, a little diluted
, had been gifted with a sort of intermittent immortality on earth.
The dim reflection of a remembered splendour, a colourless and manifold diluted
repetition of what they had beheld in proud old London -- we will not say at a royal coronation, but at a Lord Mayor's show -- might be traced in the customs which our forefathers instituted, with reference to the annual installation of magistrates.
However, the masts did not go overboard; and by and bye we scrambled down, so sober, that we had to pass the flip again, though the savage salt spray bursting down the forecastle scuttle, rather too much diluted
and pickled it to my taste.
Not even on the river bank was the snow white--the rain which fell was a diluted
solution of smoke, and Jurgis' hands and face were streaked with black.
And then she diluted
the compliment by adding, "But it's power- ful seldom you're a mind to, I'm bound to say.
It's presentation below the threshold, you know, diluted
Moreover, the art attains its end within narrower limits; for the concentrated effect is more pleasurable than one which is spread over a long time and so diluted
But that sort of glow dies out: memory gets sadly diluted
with time, and is not strong enough to revive us.
Zaffre, digested in aqua regia, and diluted
with four times its weight of water, is sometimes employed; a green tint results.
But it is not with the Scotch as it is with the English, to whom that fluid flesh which is called blood is a paramount necessity; the Scotch, a poor and sober race, live upon a little barley crushed between two stones, diluted
with the water of the fountain, and cooked upon another stone, heated.
At first the sound, carrying diluted
through the still air, resembled the beating of an artery in the head.
The considerate kindness of the Angel mollified me in no little measure; and, aided by the water with which he diluted
my Port more than once, I at length regained sufficient temper to listen to his very extraordinary discourse.