It was a beautiful, bounteous, blue day; the spangled sea calm and cool, and flatly
stretching away, all round, to the horizon, like gold-beater's skin hammered out to the extremest.
Lockwood, I argued and complained, and flatly
refused him fifty times; but in the long run he forced me to an agreement.
She had hitherto held the position of a high authority on all domestic questions; and she flatly
declined to get off her pedestal in deference to any change in the family circumstances, no matter how amazing or how unexpected that change might be.
Entreating Herbert to tell me how he had come to my rescue - which at first he had flatly
refused to do, but had insisted on my remaining quiet - I learnt that I had in my hurry dropped the letter, open, in our chambers, where he, coming home to bring with him Startop whom he had met in the street on his way to me, found it, very soon after I was gone.
unjust thou saist Flatly
unjust, to binde with Laws the free, And equal over equals to let Reigne, One over all with unsucceeded power.
He asked her the question flatly
before my face, and I must say I thought it a strange thing for her to consent to.
Then he flatly
told me to shut up, with my tricks of the mirrors, my springs, my revolving doors and my palaces of illusions
affirmed that the evil one had got possession of Cotton Mather, and was at the bottom of the whole business.
I was amused at the appearance of four or five old women who, in a state of utter nudity, with their arms extended flatly
down their sides, and holding themselves perfectly erect, were leaping stiffly into the air, like so many sticks bobbing to the surface, after being pressed perpendicularly into the water.
Hunt had suggested, in their present extremity, that it should be killed for food; to which the half-breed flatly
refused his assent, and cudgeling the miserable animal forward, pushed on sullenly, with the air of a man doggedly determined to quarrel for his right.
Miss Tita gave me this information flatly
, without expression; her tone might have made it a piece of trivial gossip.
And then, as Archer made no effort to glance at the paper or to repudiate the suggestion, the lawyer somewhat flatly
continued: "I don't say it's conclusive, you observe; far from it.