Perhaps the men she carried had asked her to do too much, had stretched beyond breaking-point the enduring faithfulness which seems wrought and hammered into that assemblage of iron ribs and plating, of wood and steel and canvas and wire, which goes to the making of a ship - a complete creation endowed with character, individuality, qualities and defects, by men whose hands launch her upon the water, and that other men shall learn to know with an intimacy surpassing the intimacy of man with man, to love with a love nearly as great as that of man for woman, and often as blind in its infatuated
disregard of defects.
It was the body which despaired of the body--it groped with the fingers of the infatuated
spirit at the ultimate walls.
She was one of those people who are infatuated
with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health or mending it.
Some were so infatuated
with their apprehensions that they undertook to describe the camp of the Portuguese, and affirmed that they had heard the report of their cannons.
Such an infatuated
policy, such a desperate expedient, might, by the multiplication of petty offices, answer the views of men who possess not qualifications to extend their influence beyond the narrow circles of personal intrigue, but it could never promote the greatness or happiness of the people of America.
However, some of the spectators, more infatuated
than the rest, would not leave the deck of the Atlanta.
I was infatuated
once with a foolish, besotted affection, that clung to him in spite of his unworthiness, but it is fairly gone now - wholly crushed and withered away; and he has none but himself and his vices to thank for it.
A girl of technically gentle birth, she also had been a member of Sir William Temple's household, was infatuated
with Swift, and followed him to Ireland.
So deep did they go; and so ancient, and corroded, and weedy the aspect of the lowermost puncheons, that you almost looked next for some mouldy corner-stone cask containing coins of Captain Noah, with copies of the posted placards, vainly warning the infatuated
old world from the flood.
On the Lei rose flames, the Fairy stood above, at that time, and beckoned with her right hand clearly and urgently to the infatuated
Knight, while with a staff in her left hand she called the waves to her service.
Six different times, however, I suppose some infatuated
prophecy- enthusiast blundered along and said, to the infinite disgust of Smyrna and the Smyrniotes: "In sooth, here is astounding fulfillment of prophecy!
I sever dreamed that Charlie was the sort of man to get infatuated