"Brother, I thank you a million times for your more than brotherly
welcome, and a million times more to that for your more than brotherly
No beast may hurt a bird henceforth, but all shall dwell together in brotherly
"Walk him up and down, my dear fellow," he continued, with that gay brotherly
cordiality which goodhearted young people show to everyone when they are happy.
Such roving about christeneth itself "brotherly
love"; with these words hath there hitherto been the best lying and dissembling, and especially by those who have been burdensome to every one.
He has also BROTHERLY
pride, which, with SOME brotherly
affection, makes him a very kind and careful guardian of his sister, and you will hear him generally cried up as the most attentive and best of brothers."
As for Men-of-War, when they chance to meet at sea, they first go through such a string of silly bowings and scrapings, such a ducking of ensigns, that there does not seem to be much right-down hearty good-will and brotherly
love about it at all.
Some say it is because they have not a long literary past and are not conventionalized by the usage of many generations of other writers, but this will hardly account for the brotherly
directness of their dealing with human nature; the absence of experience elsewhere characterizes the artist with crudeness, and simplicity is the last effect of knowledge.
Yet I could not but perceive that she was at times unhappy and dissatisfied with herself or her position, and truly I myself was not quite contented with the latter: this assumption of brotherly
nonchalance was very hard to sustain, and I often felt myself a most confounded hypocrite with it all; I saw too, or rather I felt, that, in spite of herself, 'I was not indifferent to her,' as the novel heroes modestly express it, and while I thankfully enjoyed my present good fortune, I could not fail to wish and hope for something better in future; but, of course, I kept such dreams entirely to myself.
When he contemplated a lifetime at Flack's, a lifetime of bee-dodging and carpet-beating and water-lugging, and reflected that, but for a few innocent words--words spoken, mark you, in a pure spirit of kindliness and brotherly
love with the object of putting a bit of optimistic pep into sister!--he might have been in a position to touch a millionaire brother-in-law for the needful whenever he felt disposed, the iron entered into Nutty's soul.
Consequently James stooped, and--in a purely brotherly
Wife and child, too, are Starbuck's --wife and child of his brotherly
, sisterly, play-fellow youth; even as thine, sir, are the wife and child of thy loving, longing, paternal old age!
These rascals overflowed with attentions and information for their guests, and with brotherly
love for each other.