She liked the dabbling
. She felt in it satisfaction of a kind which no other employment afforded her.
Franklin's universal genius, dabbling
in everything, dabbled in what he called "decorative painting." He had invented, he informed us, a new mixture to moisten paint with, which he described as a "vehicle." What it was made of, I don't know.
It happened that an Isosceles of a low type, with a brain little if at all above four degrees -- accidentally dabbling
in the colours of some Tradesman whose shop he had plundered -- painted himself, or caused himself to be painted (for the story varies) with the twelve colours of a Dodecagon.
I do not know what he means to do with himself after leaving college, but trust that, by dabbling
so early with the dangerous and seductive business of authorship, he will not bc tempted to become an author by profession.
Although the early September weather was sultry, her arm, from her dabbling
in the curds, was as cold and damp to his mouth as a new-gathered mushroom, and tasted of the whey.
Rothschild; but as my motive in travelling to your capital would not have been for the pleasure of dabbling
in stocks, I stayed away till some favorable chance should present itself of carrying my wish into execution.
Thus urged, he would frequently give himself the trouble of watching them from the windows during their play; at times, he would follow them through the grounds, and too often came suddenly upon them while they were dabbling
in the forbidden well, talking to the coachman in the stables, or revelling in the filth of the farm-yard--and I, meanwhile, wearily standing, by, having previously exhausted my energy in vain attempts to get them away.
Early in the morning I worked barefooted, dabbling
like a plastic artist in the dewy and crumbling sand, but later in the day the sun blistered my feet.
This curious dabbling
into foreign politics and the very many mouthing on policies of other countries masks an essential truth which is that we are escaping from the fact that our capabilities to govern ourselves are eroding rapidly.
Be careful about thinking of investing your hard-earned money as "dabbling
,'' though, or of "trying your hand'' at "trading.'' That smacks of speculation, when you should aim to be a steady, long-term investor.
in Darwin and Feynman, and cleaning out Schrodinger's Cat, Robin now delves into his mind, and possibly your mind too.