The other treated him at once to an exciting beverage, and expatiated
on the pleasure of meeting a compatriot in a foreign land; to hear him, you would have thought they had encountered in Central Africa.
The queen attributed this joyous feeling to the beauty of the fete, to the pleasure she had experienced in the ballet; and as it is not permissible to contradict a queen, whether she smile or weep, everybody expatiated
on the gallantry of the aldermen of the city of Paris.
Now that this treasure, which had so long been the object of the abbe's meditations, could insure the future happiness of him whom Faria really loved as a son, it had doubled its value in his eyes, and every day he expatiated
on the amount, explaining to Dantes all the good which, with thirteen or fourteen millions of francs, a man could do in these days to his friends; and then Dantes' countenance became gloomy, for the oath of vengeance he had taken recurred to his memory, and he reflected how much ill, in these times, a man with thirteen or fourteen millions could do to his enemies.
The gentleness, modesty, and sweetness of her character were warmly expatiated
on; that sweetness which makes so essential a part of every woman's worth in the judgment of man, that though he sometimes loves where it is not, he can never believe it absent.
And so it came to pass, that the bird, while out one day, met a fellow bird, to whom he boastfully expatiated
on the excellence of his household arrangements.
Allen, in a family of children; and when she expatiated
on the talents of her sons, and the beauty of her daughters, when she related their different situations and views -- that John was at Oxford, Edward at Merchant Taylors', and William at sea -- and all of them more beloved and respected in their different station than any other three beings ever were, Mrs.
With an expressive, eloquent thumb Philip expatiated
on the charming work.
That is why I found it all the more astonishing, when he expatiated
Things got steady again directly, and while Maud expatiated
on the great surprise, Polly ventured to look at Tom, feeling glad that her back was toward the light, and his was not.
So, for the first three rounds, the doctor expatiated
on the two contrasted "styles"--in terms mercifully adapted to the comprehension of persons unacquainted with the language of the running ring.
Then, the matrons again expatiated
on the expediency of taking the good gentleman to bed; observing that he would be better tomorrow, and that they knew what was the wear and tear of some men's minds when their wives were taken as Mrs Kenwigs had been that day, and that it did him great credit, and there was nothing to be ashamed of in it; far from it; they liked to see it, they did, for it showed a good heart.
The tradesman had a disappointed face, but for a moment it brightened as he expatiated
on the value of that ring and on the price his people had accepted for it.