Yet, in consideration of Miss Hepzibah's recluse way of life, a letter had actually been written and despatched, conveying
information of Phoebe's projected visit.
Again, it is very often observed that, if the sperm whale, once struck, is allowed time to rally, he then acts, not so often with blind rage, as with wilful, deliberate designs of destruction to his pursuers; nor is it without conveying
some eloquent indication of his character, that upon being attacked he will frequently open his mouth, and retain it in that dread expansion for several consecutive minutes.
All looked abashed at this elegant speech, delivered with quite an air, and stood huddled together at a respectful distance, except two stout porters, who came up and began conveying
away the baggage.
It is the very demon for conveying
similarities of sound that are miracles of divergence from similarity of sense.
The cause of the unaccountable delay of Sir George and the relief parties among the heights where the disaster had happened was a thick fog--or, partly that and partly the slow and difficult work of conveying
the dead body down the perilous steeps.
As a sort of touchstone, however, she began to speak of his kindness in conveying
the aunt and niece; and though his answer was in the spirit of cutting the matter short, she believed it to indicate only his disinclination to dwell on any kindness of his own.
He insisted, moreover, on conveying
all their letters to and from the post for them, and would not be denied the satisfaction of sending them his newspaper every day.
Linton paid us several visits, to be sure, and set things to rights, and scolded and ordered us all; and when Catherine was convalescent, she insisted on conveying
her to Thrushcross Grange: for which deliverance we were very grateful.
What did all this portend, and what portended the swift hoisting-up of Monsieur Gabelle behind a servant on horseback, and the conveying
away of the said Gabelle (double-laden though the horse was), at a gallop, like a new version of the German ballad of Leonora?
I answered the solicitude which his face expressed, by conveying
the same expression into my own, and shaking my head.
And now, old chap," said Joe, conveying
to me a sensation, first of burning and then of freezing, for I felt as if that familiar expression were applied to Miss Havisham; "and now, old chap, may we do our duty
My sleeplessness while Nicolete slept had not been all ecstasy, for I had come to a bitter resolution; and next morning, when we were once more on our way, I took a favourable opportunity of conveying
it to Nicolete.