But, on the other hand, if an impressible
person, standing alone over the brink of one of these processions, should behold it, not in its atoms, but in its aggregate,--as a mighty river of life, massive in its tide, and black with mystery, and, out of its depths, calling to the kindred depth within him,--then the contiguity would add to the effect.
Tom, who had the soft, impressible
nature of his kindly race, ever yearning toward the simple and childlike, watched the little creature with daily increasing interest.
Yet he whom it describes scarcely impressed one with the idea of a gentle, a yielding, an impressible
, or even of a placid nature.
So polite and so impressible
was Monseigneur, that the Comedy and the Grand Opera had far more influence with him in the tiresome articles of state affairs and state secrets, than the needs of all France.
But whatever blemishes others might discern in William, to his friend's mind he was faultless; for Marner had one of those impressible
self-doubting natures which, at an inexperienced age, admire imperativeness and lean on contradiction.
And they are many, and their charges against me are of ancient date, and they were made by them in the days when you were more impressible
than you are now--in childhood, or it may have been in youth--and the cause when heard went by default, for there was none to answer.
He was of an impressible
nature, and lived a great deal in other people's opinions and feelings concerning himself; and the mere fact that he was in the presence of an intimate friend, who had not the slightest notion that he had had any such serious internal struggle as he came to confide, rather shook his own belief in the seriousness of the struggle.
And now the neighbourhood, waking up and beginning to hear of what has happened, comes streaming in, half dressed, to ask questions; and the two policemen and the helmet (who are far less impressible
externally than the court) have enough to do to keep the door.
What a fine-looking pair they are," whispered the impressible
The surface of the earth is soft and impressible
by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels.
At all events, I hope I have something impressible
within me, which feels- -deeply feels--the disinterestedness of your painfully laying your inner self bare, as a warning to me.
The Collegians as a body were not easily impressible
, but even they, according to their various ways of wondering, appeared to find in the two brothers a sight to wonder at.