Thus alteration is a distinct sort of
motion; for, if it were not, the thing altered would not only be altered, but would forthwith necessarily suffer increase or diminution or some one of the other sorts of motion in addition; which as a matter of fact is not the case.
Powell, slipping the Articles into a long envelope, spoke up with a sort of
cold half-laugh without looking at either of us.
Harold March was the sort of
man who knows everything about politics, and nothing about politicians.
He found himself wondering, in an impersonal sort of
way, that these things should so little affect him.
Old now in the number of her years, she had that sort of
exceptional temperament which defies time with scornful disregard, as if it were a rather vulgar convention submitted to by the mass of inferior mankind.
All this I say, housekeeper, that you may see the difference there is between the one sort of
knight and the other; and it would be well if there were no prince who did not set a higher value on this second, or more properly speaking first, kind of knights-errant; for, as we read in their histories, there have been some among them who have been the salvation, not merely of one kingdom, but of many.
But what sort of
an abode have I lighted upon, Barbara Alexievna?
Indeed, he said, I am strongly of opinion that they ought not to hear that sort of
Every one in the place, except one poor woman, seems to look upon him as a sort of
While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of
Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.
He sort of
made you feel that all men are born equal, but that it was awful good of him to be talking to you, and that he wouldn't do it for everybody.
Entering at last, he walked through the confectioner's shop to the back room, which was a sort of
pastry-cook restaurant, merely raising his hat to the young lady who was serving there.