This elusive quality it is, which causes the thought of whiteness, when divorced
from more kindly associations, and coupled with any object terrible in itself, to heighten that terror to the furthest bounds.
I was startled, for I had some shadowy idea (and I am afraid I must add, hope) that Joe had divorced
her in a favour of the Lords of the Admiralty, or Treasury.
A husband and wife may be divorced
, and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other; but the different parts of our country cannot do this.
Louis XII divorced
his wife, Jeanne, daughter of Louis XI, and married in 1499 Anne of Brittany, widow of Charles VIII, in order to retain the Duchy of Brittany for the crown.
His wife had divorced
him, and he had married the girl and prospered.
A rumor immediately spread in Petersburg, not that Helene wanted to be divorced
from her husband (had such a report spread many would have opposed so illegal an intention) but simply that the unfortunate and interesting Helene was in doubt which of the two men she should marry.
Have you been twice married and once divorced
, or twice divorced
and once married?
Ruins and basilicas, palaces and colossi, set in the midst of a sordid present, where all that was living and warm-blooded seemed sunk in the deep degeneracy of a superstition divorced
from reverence; the dimmer but yet eager Titanic life gazing and struggling on walls and ceilings; the long vistas of white forms whose marble eyes seemed to hold the monotonous light of an alien world: all this vast wreck of ambitious ideals, sensuous and spiritual, mixed confusedly with the signs of breathing forgetfulness and degradation, at first jarred her as with an electric shock, and then urged themselves on her with that ache belonging to a glut of confused ideas which check the flow of emotion.
In the intervals of pandemonium, each chattered, cut up, hooted, screeched, and danced, himself sufficient unto himself, filled with his own ideas and volitions to the exclusion of all others, a veritable centre of the universe, divorced
for the time being from any unanimity with the other universe-centres leaping and yelling around him.
Their artistry was high, but he denied the worthwhileness of artistry when divorced
A reporter present seized upon the word "revolution," divorced
it from the text, and wrote a garbled account that made Emil Gluck appear an anarchist.
If nothing is done to prevent it, she may be divorced
and disgraced, and thrown on the world, with no resource but the sale of her jewels to keep her from starving.