At Startop's suggestion, we put ourselves down for election into a club called The Finches of the Grove: the object of which institution I have never divined, if it were not that the members should dine expensively
once a fortnight, to quarrel among themselves as much as possible after dinner, and to cause six waiters to get drunk on the stairs.
My maid," said Gertrude hesitating; for she had not intended to travel so expensively
The poor girl was paler and thinner than when I had last seen her, doubtless, I thought, the effects of her late illness; but I could not conceal from myself the unpleasant fact that she was much less expensively
She was dressed in quiet colors, and wore her expensively
unobtrusive toilet with a grace that might have come from years of practice.
Pretty cottages lined it on two sides, and the upper and third side was occupied by a new stone church, expensively
simple, a charming shingled spire.
She had found some acquaintance, had been so lucky too as to find in them the family of a most worthy old friend; and, as the completion of good fortune, had found these friends by no means so expensively
dressed as herself.
She was herself handsomely dressed, but she noticed with a little more regret than usual that Rosamond, who was just come in and met her in walking-dress, was almost as expensively
I am afraid we must live expensively
for the first week,' returned Arthur, with a groan, 'and then we must make up for it.
He was now settled at his inherited estate of Newstead Abbey (one of the religious foundations given to members of the nobility by Henry VIII when he confiscated them from the Church), and had made his appearance in his hereditary place in the House of Lords; but following his instinct for excitement and for doing the expensively
conspicuous thing he next spent two years on a European tour, through Spain, Greece, and Turkey.
For if you are one of the fortunate ones who dine expensively
you should be interested to know how the other half consumes provisions.
He was quite a young man, expensively
educated and wretchedly paid, with quite a young wife and half a dozen quite young children.
Firstly, the questions are so wide-ranging and vague that they cannot produce any meaningful and useful information and, secondly, the consultation comprises an expensively
produced 40-page colour brochure together with a 34-page questionnaire.