At that time, I was not: I used to rise each morning eager to shake off his yoke, and go out with my portmanteau under my arm, if a beggar, at least a freeman; and in the evening, when I came back from the pensionnat de demoiselles, a certain pleasant voice in my ear; a certain face, so intelligent, yet so docile, so reflective, yet so soft, in my eyes; a certain cast of character
, at once proud and pliant, sensitive and sagacious, serious and ardent, in my head; a certain tone of feeling, fervid and modest, refined and practical, pure and powerful, delighting and troubling my memory--visions of new ties I longed to contract, of new duties I longed to undertake, had taken the rover and the rebel out of me, and had shown endurance of my hated lot in the light of a Spartan virtue.
She has been unkind to you, no doubt; because you see, she dislikes your cast of character
, as Miss Scatcherd does mine; but how minutely you remember all she has done and said to you
In harmony with this delight in personal advantages there is in their plays a certain heroic cast of character
and dialogue, --as in Bonduca, Sophocles, the Mad Lover, the Double Marriage,--wherein the speaker is so earnest and cordial and on such deep grounds of character, that the dialogue, on the slightest additional incident in the plot, rises naturally into poetry.
I felt it almost as a destiny to make Salem my home; so that the mould of features and cast of character
which had all along been familiar here -- ever, as one representative of the race lay down in the grave, another assuming, as it were, his sentry-march along the main street -- might still in my little day be seen and recognised in the old town.
A twenty-year-old grudge and a rich cast of characters
make this mystery continually surprising.
That glut of books has not deterred Thomas Vinciguerra, and in Cast of Characters
Along the way she meets a magician named Schmendrick, a barmaid named Molly, and a cast of characters
who cannot seem to recognize what the creature truly is beyond merely a beautiful horse.
Everybody has a motive for murder in Crosby's lively first mystery novel, which boasts a memorable and quirky cast of characters
, more than a little down-home humor, plenty of suspense, a dash of romance, and a great deal of interesting history and information about the American wine-making industry.
It's not exactly Old MacDonald's farm, but in this rural setting, where the only animals that she keeps are two dogs and a cat, Boynton, 53, has dreamed up a delightful cast of characters
It is greatly enhanced by an introductory list of cast of characters
, in order of appearance by chapter, the prologue, which quotes the Declaration of Arbroath and the Proclamation of POBLACHT NA H EIREANN, and the glossary.
He documents Larsen's interactions with a huge cast of characters
, including James Weldon Johnson, W.
It's a road movie blissfully free of larcenous hitchhikers or other cliches that nevertheless keeps piling on the absurdities--each emerging organically from its cast of characters