In England the folk-plays, throughout the Middle Ages and in remote spots down almost to the present time, sometimes
took the form of energetic dances (Morris dances, they came to be called, through confusion with Moorish performances of the same general nature).
she smiled, saying nothing; sometimes
she smiled when she uttered a name - such as Shekels, or BB, or Potter.
But the reason why he wants sometimes
to go off at a tangent may just be that he is predestined to make the road, and perhaps, too, that however stupid the "direct" practical man may be, the thought sometimes
will occur to him that the road almost always does lead somewhere, and that the destination it leads to is less important than the process of making it, and that the chief thing is to save the well-conducted child from despising engineering, and so giving way to the fatal idleness, which, as we all know, is the mother of all the vices.
I am getting on remarkably well, and I must say I am sometimes
surprised at my universal good fortune.
Hence it comes likewise, that princes many times make themselves desires, and set their hearts upon toys; sometimes
upon a building; sometimes
upon erecting of an order; sometimes
upon the advancing of a person; sometimes
upon obtaining excellency in some art, or feat of the hand; as Nero for playing on the harp, Domitian for certainty of the hand with the arrow, Commodus for playing at fence, Caracalla for driving chariots, and the like.
The river is not always allowed to spread over its whole bed--which is as much as thirty, and sometimes
forty yards wide--but is split into three equal bodies of water, by stone dikes which throw the main volume, depth, and current into the central one.
There is much hair, and it is brown, also sometimes
it is like gold in the firelight, when she turn her head, so, and flashes come from it like golden fire.
cried down to us to change the course.
I used to love to drift along the pale-yellow cornfields, looking for the damp spots one sometimes
found at their edges, where the smartweed soon turned a rich copper colour and the narrow brown leaves hung curled like cocoons about the swollen joints of the stem.
we had rather rough play, for they would frequently bite and kick as well as gallop.
they lounged at the steps of a church, and sometimes
dallied among cypresses against a cloudless sky; sometimes
they made love by a Renaissance well-head, and sometimes
they wandered through the Campagna by the side of an ox-waggon.
Pierre, who knew she was very stupid, sometimes
attended, with a strange feeling of perplexity and fear, her evenings and dinner parties, where politics, poetry, and philosophy were discussed.