My dear Mother,--I am very glad to find that my description of Frederica Vernon has interested you, for I do believe her truly deserving of your regard; and when I have communicated a notion which has recently struck me, your kind impressions in her favour will, I am sure, be heightened
. I cannot help fancying that she is growing partial to my brother.
The tinge in his cheeks was heightened by the mellow glow of the sun's rays as they shone through the medium of the rose- coloured curtains of the window, and Charlotte thought she once more beheld the returning colour of health where it had been so long absent.
"How much better you appear this morning, George," she cried, in a voice whose melody was even heightened by its gaiety.
Such an effect is best produced when the events come on us by sunrise; and the effect is heightened
when, at the same time, they follow as cause and effect.
Their leader, the famous Endicott, was a man of stern and resolute countenance, the effect of which was heightened by a grizzled beard that swept the upper portion of his breastplate.
His aspect was perfectly that of a pilgrim, heightened also by an apostolic dignity.
This was strangely heightened
at times by the ragged Elijah's diabolical incoherences uninvitedly recurring to me, with a subtle energy I could not have before conceived of.
But he was now married; and she condemned her heart for the lurking flattery, which so much heightened
the pain of the intelligence.
The absurdity that clung to everything connected with Dirk Stroeve gave it a curious note, like an unresolved discord, but made it somehow more modern, more human; like a rough joke thrown into a serious scene, it heightened
the poignancy which all beauty has.
"Allow me to introduce you to my daughter," said the countess, with heightened
'It is impossible to provide a 100 per cent guarantee, but from the knowledge I have, and I report to the Prime Minister direct on security matters, we do not believe that there is a heightened
This essay will present some of the genres in which an etiquette of race has received attention and begin to explore the meaning of the heightened
concern with race and etiquette in the late twentieth century.