According to Old File's statement, though Doctor Dulcifer had never actually ill-used his wife, he had never lived on kind terms with her: the main cause of the estrangement
between them, in later years, being Mrs.
In the relations of the husband and wife the same estrangement
still remained, but there was no talk now of separation, and Stepan Arkadyevitch saw the possibility of explanation and reconciliation.
The infantry who had been stopped crowded near the bridge in the trampled mud and gazed with that particular feeling of ill-will, estrangement
, and ridicule with which troops of different arms usually encounter one another at the clean, smart hussars who moved past them in regular order.
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
"I request your ladyship to consider whether it is desirable--in view of your son's conduct in the future--to allow his wife to stand in the doubly perilous relation toward him of being also a cause of estrangement
between his father and himself."
'She may have done so, in the fear that it would lead, if known, to some objection or estrangement
. Suppose she married incautiously-- it is not improbable, for her existence has been a lonely and monotonous one for many years--and the man turned out a ruffian, she would be anxious to screen him, and yet would revolt from his crimes.
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.
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.
In the tacit agreement of husband and wife to keep their estrangement
a secret they behaved as would have been ordinary.
The cessation from writing and studying, the death of Brissenden, and the estrangement
from Ruth had made a big hole in his life; and his life refused to be pinned down to good living in cafes and the smoking of Egyptian cigarettes.
My heart was heavy that morning: I felt the unacknowledged estrangement
that had grown up between us very keenly.
Hargrave, who, if equally benighted on the subject of our estrangement
, saw at least that her daughter was behaving very improperly, 'I must insist upon your leaving the room!'