With this loss of substance and exhaustion of strength, the homes of the people will be stripped bare, and three-tenths of their income will be dissipated
; while government expenses for broken chariots, worn-out horses, breast-plates and helmets, bows and arrows, spears and shields, protective mantles, draught-oxen and heavy wagons, will amount to four-tenths of its total revenue.
In short, the house in Saville Row, which must have been a very temple of disorder and unrest under the illustrious but dissipated
Sheridan, was cosiness, comfort, and method idealised.
Pierre was staying at Prince Vasili Kuragin's and sharing the dissipated
life of his son Anatole, the son whom they were planning to reform by marrying him to Prince Andrew's sister.
For the first time a thrill of fear chilled him, his self-confidence was suddenly dissipated
. The man who stood watching him with cold scrutiny was the one man on earth whom he feared--Surgeon Major Thomson.
However, about seven o'clock, the heavy silence was dissipated
. The moon rose above the horizon.
This brother Nikolay was the elder brother of Konstantin Levin, and half-brother of Sergey Ivanovitch; a man utterly ruined, who had dissipated
the greater part of his fortune, was living in the strangest and lowest company, and had quarreled with his brothers.
Clara, dear, put your feet upon the coal-scuttle, and do try to look a little dissipated. I wish we could crown ourselves with flowers.
This fear, however, was soon dissipated. As he entered his hall he heard the voice of Ida uplifted in a rollicking ditty, and a very strong smell of tobacco was borne to his nostrils.
Yes, there was a sort of refuge which always comes with the prostration of thought under an overpowering passion: it was that expectation of impossibilities, that belief in contradictory images, which is still distinct from madness, because it is capable of being dissipated
by the external fact.
Or if the combustible materials that now seem to be collecting should be dissipated
without coming to maturity, or if a flame should be kindled without extending to us, what security can we have that our tranquillity will long remain undisturbed from some other cause or from some other quarter?
The solar rays shone through the watery mass easily, and dissipated
all colour, and I clearly distinguished objects at a distance of a hundred and fifty yards.
If much of that spirit has dissipated
, then Parliament - MPs specifically - must take some of the blame.