The surmise of my maturer
years is that, bored by her interminable life, the venerable antiquity was simply yawning with ennui at every seam.
Miss Waterford, torn between the aestheticism of her early youth, when she used to go to parties in sage green, holding a daffodil, and the flippancy of her maturer
years, which tended to high heels and Paris frocks, wore a new hat.
Here hast thou, in thy maturer
age, taught poetry to tickle not the fancy, but the pride of the patron.
Possibly it be but a bad habit that will yield to my maturer
We had identified the unhappy woman whom I had met in the night-time with Anne Catherick--we had made some advance, at least, towards connecting the probably defective condition of the poor creature's intellect with the peculiarity of her being dressed all in white, and with the continuance, in her maturer
years, of her childish gratitude towards Mrs.
Tracy Tupman--the too susceptible Tupman, who to the wisdom and experience of maturer
years superadded the enthusiasm and ardour of a boy in the most interesting and pardonable of human weaknesses--love.
Ogg's, that there had been no highly modifying influence to act on them in their maturer
The propriety of the thing does not turn upon the supposition of superior wisdom or virtue in the Executive, but upon the supposition that the legislature will not be infallible; that the love of power may sometimes betray it into a disposition to encroach upon the rights of other members of the government; that a spirit of faction may sometimes pervert its deliberations; that impressions of the moment may sometimes hurry it into measures which itself, on maturer
reflexion, would condemn.
Glaucon has more of the liveliness and quick sympathy of youth; Adeimantus has the maturer
judgment of a grown-up man of the world.
Bulstrode answered; "I mean, by confiding to you the superintendence of my new hospital, should a maturer
knowledge favor that issue, for I am determined that so great an object shall not be shackled by our two physicians.
The wild-dog was maturer
than Jerry, larger-bodied, and wiser in wickedness; but Jerry was blue-blooded, right-selected, and valiant.
Two thousand summers have imparted to the monuments of Grecian literature, as to her marbles, only a maturer
golden and autumnal tint, for they have carried their own serene and celestial atmosphere into all lands to protect them against the corrosion of time.