It was no paler and but littler thinner than in the autumn, yet there was a strange, transparent look about it, as if the mortal was being slowly refined away, and the immortal shining through the frail flesh with an indescribably
While I stood in the passage I had my eyes on her brother's door, which was but ten steps off and which, indescribably
, produced in me a renewal of the strange impulse that I lately spoke of as my temptation.
A sort of instinct seemed to warn him of her entrance, even when he did not see it; and when he was looking quite away from the door, if she appeared at it, his cheek would glow, and his marble- seeming features, though they refused to relax, changed indescribably
, and in their very quiescence became expressive of a repressed fervour, stronger than working muscle or darting glance could indicate.
The dripping rustle of the rain among the leaves, and the clear, ceaseless tick of the clock on the mantel-piece, made the minute of silence which followed the settling of the persons present in their places indescribably
I know that I was filled with pleasure by all this; but, at first, with an indescribably
sensitive pleasure, that a very little would have changed to pain.
There was something strange in my sensations, something indescribably
new and, from its very novelty, incredibly sweet.
He struck me as being a very beautiful and graceful creature, but indescribably
There is scarcely anything when a man is in difficulties that he is more disposed to look upon with abhorrence than a rightabout retrograde movement--a systematic going over of the already trodden ground: and especially if he has a love of adventure, such a course appears indescribably
repulsive, so long as there remains the least hope to be derived from braving untried difficulties.
And then, her air, her manner, her tout ensemble, is so indescribably
They kept a vigilant eye as they marched, upon every height where a scout might be posted, and scanned the solitary landscapes and the distant ravines, to observe any column of smoke; but nothing of the kind was to be seen; all was indescribably
stern and lifeless.
When I thought of these expressions, on the part of my friend, I confess that I felt indescribably
The concave crystal held, as it were, this mystical other world, and the indescribably
fine murmur of its rim was the sigh there, the scarce audible pathetic wail to his strained ear, of all the old baffled forsworn possibilities.