For who is there who does not say to himself, in a society as incongruously
organized as ours,
Certainly he had gazed at times very fixedly before him with the Landfall's vigilant look, this sea-captain seated incongruously
in a deep-backed chair.
Newman watched him, and, without yielding an inch on the main issue, felt an incongruously
good-natured impulse to help him to retreat in good order.
I think it was the flowers that won my suit, for I afterward found that Miss Tita (for such the name of this high tremulous spinster proved somewhat incongruously
to be) had an insatiable appetite for them.
I could have burst out laughing in his handsome, eager face; the good faith of this absurd proposal was so incongruously
apparent; and so obviously genuine was the young villain's anxiety for my consent.
Beside these, incongruously
, was a large number of music-hall artistes.
You were right, after all," he confessed, with a sheepish grin that sat incongruously
on his stern, Indian-like features.
Fragments of old wall, saint's chapel, chapter-house, convent and monastery, have got incongruously
or obstructively built into many of its houses and gardens, much as kindred jumbled notions have become incorporated into many of its citizens' minds.
His cheap workshirt, incongruously
brilliant with the gold of the medals that flashed in the firelight, was open in front, showing the smooth skin and splendid swell of chest.
As a boy, I visited Brighton and its piers on many occasions and thought it a tragedy how, following its closure, the West Pier was reduced, first by a fire, and then by storms, to an ugly, mangled, steel skeleton, sticking up incongruously
above the waves.
It was, I saw, a lonely life; the odd visits to the opera, the talks given to the sixth form of the local school, the chore of the weekly column when he would mischievously digress from rugby football and start by introducing obscure quotes from Welsh poets to perplex his readers who stood about at street corners and in the rugby bars puzzling - just as he had once done with the Western Mail - when fragments of a never-to-be-completed autobiography would appear incongruously
, some of them revealing another self that yearned to express itself.
Those losses are expected to gradually disappear, however, after the league signed a $90 million-a-year broadcast deal that will see matches screened in China, Abu Dhabi and, rather incongruously