The partners themselves were uncommunicative; even Whiskey Dick, who since his remarkable social elevation had become less oracular, much to his own astonishment, contributed nothing to the gossip except a suggestion that as the fiery temper of George Kearney brooked no opposition, even from his brother, it was better they should separate before the estrangement
It being her first day of complete estrangement
from rural objects, Phoebe found an unexpected charm in this little nook of grass, and foliage, and aristocratic flowers, and plebeian vegetables.
I had entreated him to keep quite clear of the house till everything was arranged: and, indeed, the bare idea of the commotion, at once sordid and trivial, going on within its walls sufficed to scare him to estrangement
A letter from Michael was waiting for him at my office when he came there, and that letter charged him with being the original cause of estrangement
between his father and his elder brother.
As if the estrangement
between them had come of any culpability of hers.
Do you not consider the harm you may be doing yourself, and fear that malicious people, seeking the cause of your estrangement
, may guess the real one?
the Squire was sick and peevish; he had been all day glooming over Dick's estrangement
- for so he put it to himself, and now with growls, cold words, and the cold shoulder, he beat off all advances, and entrenched himself in a just resentment.
Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connexions can supply; and it must be by a long and unnatural estrangement
, by a divorce which no subsequent connexion can justify, if such precious remains of the earliest attachments are ever entirely outlived.
the time when that dependence and hope utterly left me, when the sadness I had felt in Bertha's growing estrangement
became a joy that I looked back upon with longing as a man might look back on the last pains in a paralysed limb.
At last, on Ginevra's birthday, her mother, in despair at the estrangement
which, day by day, assumed a more serious character, meditated an attempt to reconcile the father and daughter, by help of the memories of this family anniversary.
He had every reason given him to be so, but he was not; and solely on his side, an estrangement
began to arise between them.
But Evgenie Pavlovitch was not afraid to compromise himself by paying the prince a visit, and did so, in spite of the fact that he had recommenced to visit at the Epanchins', where he was received with redoubled hospitality and kindness after the temporary estrangement