So long estranged
from what was lovely as Clifford had been, she rejoiced--rejoiced, though with a present sigh, and a secret purpose to shed tears in her own chamber that he had brighter objects now before his eyes than her aged and uncomely features.
So long estranged
by fate and circumstances, they needed something slight and casual to run before and throw open the doors of intercourse, so that their real thoughts might be led across the threshold.
Our sympathies in Massachusetts are not confined to New England; though we may be estranged
from the South, we sympathize with the West.
And in all probability you will see your brother, and whatever may be his faults, or the faults of his wife, when I consider whose son he is, I cannot bear to have you so wholly estranged
from each other.
Possessed of a fortune, h e was alone in the world; his futu re destroyed at the fair outset of life; his mother and brother estranged
from him; his sister lately married, with interests and hopes in which he had no share.
Say but one affectionate word to me, and tell me there is nothing angry or estranged
between us, and I will detain you no longer.
He is estranged
from our eldest son and daughter, he has no pride in his twins, he looks with an eye of coldness even on the unoffending stranger who last became a member of our circle.
Such unscientific balderdash," added the doctor, flushing suddenly purple, "would have estranged
Damon and Pythias.
For a moment, as he stood under the doors of that estranged
house, and looked east and west along the solitary pavement of the Royal Terrace, where not a cat was stirring, the sense of solitude and desolation took him by the throat, and he wished himself in San Francisco.
Now the sight of this chateau had taken Raoul back fifty leagues westward and had caused him to review his life from the moment when he had taken leave of little Louise to that in which he had seen her for the first time; and every branch of oak, every gilded weathercock on roof of slates, reminded him that, instead of returning to the friends of his childhood, every instant estranged
him further and that perhaps he had even left them forever.
There was but one of their number, perhaps, who had become so estranged
from natural sympathies, by the absorbing spell of the pursuit, as to acknowledge no satisfaction at the sight of human faces, in the remote and solitary region whither they had ascended.
The mere suggestion of my departure had estranged
from me, for the time at least, Mehevi, who was the most influential of all the chiefs, and who had previously exhibited so many instances of his; friendly sentiments.