The house was inconveniently
situated for students, and on that account I got two rooms for the price of one.
She was not struck by any thing remarkably clever in Miss Smith's conversation, but she found her altogether very engagingnot inconveniently
shy, not unwilling to talkand yet so far from pushing, shewing so proper and becoming a deference, seeming so pleasantly grateful for being admitted to Hartfield, and so artlessly impressed by the appearance of every thing in so superior a style to what she had been used to, that she must have good sense, and deserve encouragement.
It was bandaged, of course, but much less inconveniently
than my left hand and arm; those I carried in a sling; and I could only wear my coat like a cloak, loose over my shoulders and fastened at the neck.
"I have often," says Captain Bonneville, "seen trees measuring eighteen inches in diameter, at the places where they had been cut through by the beaver, but they lay in all directions, and often very inconveniently
for the after purposes of the animal.
Sure enough, before long the pony came trotting round the corner of the street, looking as obstinate as pony might, and picking his steps as if he were spying about for the cleanest places, and would by no means dirty his feet or hurry himself inconveniently
. Behind the pony sat the little old gentleman, and by the old gentleman's side sat the little old lady, carrying just such a nosegay as she had brought before.
Now and then one of the children would pause, as the recovered thread became inconveniently
long, wind it on a bobbin, and start again with another short end.
I am afraid you'll find it inconveniently
large; but as the tenement is yours, your good- nature will excuse that, Haredale, I am certain!'
The children went to live with their great-grandmother, who found them "inconveniently
young," while Thackeray remained alone in London.
found a population of ten to the square mile, inconveniently
Robins would say, in a style of more than Eastern splendour, and filled (but not inconveniently
so) with groups of ladies and gentlemen, in the very highest state of enjoyment and vivacity.
That it was possible even for justice itself to confound the innocent with the guilty when they were in accidental companionship, he knew already; and that deeply-laid plans for the destruction of inconveniently
knowing or over-communicative persons, had been really devised and carried out by the Jew on more occasions than one, he thought by no means unlikely, when he recollected the general nature of the altercations between that gentleman and Mr.
David could invent delightful things in the way of drop-cakes, and he had the widest views of the sugar department; but in other directions he certainly felt hampered by the want of knowledge and practical skill; and the world is so inconveniently
constituted, that the vague consciousness of being a fine fellow is no guarantee of success in any line of business.