After that, in the Sourdough Saloon, that night, they exhibited coarse gold to the sceptical
But then there were some sceptical
Greeks and Romans, who, standing out from the orthodox pagans of their times, equally doubted the story of Hercules and the whale, and Arion and the dolphin; and yet their doubting those traditions did not make those traditions one whit the less facts, for all that.
The long pipes gave a simultaneous movement, like the antennae of startled insects, and every man present, not excepting even the sceptical
farrier, had an impression that he saw, not Silas Marner in the flesh, but an apparition; for the door by which Silas had entered was hidden by the high-screened seats, and no one had noticed his approach.
The year in Germany, the long stay in Paris, had prepared Philip to receive the sceptical
teaching which came to him now with such a feeling of relief.
tone of his conversation was that of a man who had been taught by experience.
And then, without rhyme or reason, all sceptical
, my mind flew back to a small biographical note in the red-bound Who's Who, and I said to myself, "She was born in Cambridge, and she is twenty-seven years old.
Her companion was sceptical
, but nevertheless obviously impressed.
He listened with a sceptical
smile on his gaunt face, and roared with laughter on hearing that the Professor had convinced me.
Costume, at a glance, gave him a thrilling association with horses (enough to specify the hat-brim which took the slightest upward angle just to escape the suspicion of bending downwards), and nature had given him a face which by dint of Mongolian eyes, and a nose, mouth, and chin seeming to follow his hat-brim in a moderate inclination upwards, gave the effect of a subdued unchangeable sceptical
smile, of all expressions the most tyrannous over a susceptible mind, and, when accompanied by adequate silence, likely to create the reputation of an invincible understanding, an infinite fund of humor-- too dry to flow, and probably in a state of immovable crust,-- and a critical judgment which, if you could ever be fortunate enough to know it, would be
Politically I am sceptical
as to the virtue of their being old.
I never saw him irate except when David was still sceptical
, but then he would say quite warningly "He says it is true, so it must be true.
Harley was sceptical
, but her woman's intuition guessed aright.