The brother and sister departed, and left Judge Pyncheon sitting in the old home of his forefathers, all by himself; so heavy and lumpish
that we can liken him to nothing better than a defunct nightmare, which had perished in the midst of its wickedness, and left its flabby corpse on the breast of the tormented one, to be gotten rid of as it might!
No sounds but the steady ticking of the clock, and the lumpish
snoring of a large dog stretched on a mat outside the dining-room door, disturbed the mysterious morning stillness of hall and staircase.
He now retorted in a coarse lumpish
way, and Startop tried to turn the discussion aside with some small pleasantry that made us all laugh.
Bert was excited, Tom kept calm and lumpish
, but neither of them realised how their own lives were to be invaded by the fruits of that beginning.
On either side of us, the one sound that broke the si nister and threatening silence was the lumpish
snoring of the sleeping captain and crew.
Done in brute silence, with a lumpish look and a clumsy gait, the work was perfectly well done nevertheless.
In another minute the face was as vacant and as lumpish as before; the hands did their work again with the lifeless dexterity which had so painfully impressed me when she first took up the brush.
Of course, we all thought Dick had changed considerable--he'd got so lumpish
Thus, also, you pass from the lumpish
grub in the earth to the airy and fluttering butterfly.
I knocked, and the door was opened by the same heavy, over-grown housemaid whose lumpish
insensibility had tried my patience so severely on the day when I found the wounded dog.
One barrel-organ and a dancing-monkey - sportive by nature, but fast fading into a dull, lumpish
monkey, of the Utilitarian school.
Thoroughly convinced, as he went out of the room, that it was the longest day that ever did come to an end at last, and that there never was a woman, not wholly devoid of personal attractions, so worn out by idiotic and lumpish
people, Fanny passed into the balcony for a breath of air.