"I know there's nothing to do--nothing but to say conventionally
, `Good- bye, Mrs.
Moreover, Levin knew that at Sviazhsky's he should meet the landowners of the neighborhood, and it was particularly interesting for him just now to hear and take part in those rural conversations concerning crops, laborers' wages, and so on, which, he was aware, are conventionally
regarded as something very low, but which seemed to him just now to constitute the one subject of importance.
'What is there to alarm you, my dear, in this conventionally
classical face?' he asked jestingly.
Germaine," she answered: "a gentleman who was very kind to me in Scotland." She raised her eyes for a moment to mine, and took refuge, poor soul, in a conventionally
polite inquiry after my health.
Hubble as a little curly sharp-edged person in sky-blue, who held a conventionally
juvenile position, because she had married Mr.
But when I speak of good and bad..." Philip saw he was taking up the thread of his discourse, "I speak conventionally
. I attach no meaning to those words.
Had I really left, little more than an hour since, the quiet, decent, conventionally
domestic atmosphere of my mother's cottage?
I should, if I had deliberated, have replied to this question by something conventionally
vague and polite; but the answer somehow slipped from my tongue before I was aware--"No, sir."
The stone faces on the outer wails stared blindly at the black night for three heavy hours; for three heavy hours, the horses in the stables rattled at their racks, the dogs barked, and the owl made a noise with very little resemblance in it to the noise conventionally
assigned to the owl by men-poets.
I have compared the silver coin to the Koh-i-noor, and in one sense it was even conventionally
comparable, since by a historical accident it was at one time almost counted among the Crown jewels, or at least the Crown relics, until one of the royal princes publicly restored it to the shrine to which it was supposed to belong.
The new king and his nobles had not only been led by years of proscription and exile to hate on principle everything that bore the name of Puritan, but had spent their exile at the French Court, where utterly cynical and selfish pursuit of pleasure and licentiousness of conduct were merely masked by conventionally
When the agreement was ready in duplicate (the landlord having worked at it like some cherubic scribe, in what is conventionally
called a doubtful, which means a not at all doubtful, Old Master), it was signed by the contracting parties, Bella looking on as scornful witness.