In the plenitude
of his passion he was an exacting lover.
Hats of the most ample brim and longest nap; coats with buttons that shone like mirrors, and pantaloons of the most ample plenitude
, took place of the well-worn trapper's equipments; and the happy wearers might be seen strolling about in all directions, scattering their silver like sailors just from a cruise.
I felt assured, at first sight, that she was not a Belgian; her complexion, her countenance, her lineaments, her figure, were all distinct from theirs, and, evidently, the type of another race--of a race less gifted with fullness of flesh and plenitude
of blood; less jocund, material, unthinking.
No signs of habitation were visible, but that the land might easily support human life was evidenced by the abundant bird and animal life of which the watchers on the Fuwalda's deck caught occasional glimpses, as well as by the shimmer of a little river which emptied into the harbor, insuring fresh water in plenitude
It was thus that, five-and-forty years after, in this dark street of Paris, that festive day was finishing, blessed, in the plenitude
of nature, by that august old man, celebrated by the alternate song of all the birds of Rocaillet."
Lecount, in the plenitude
of her triumph, might have pitied her fallen enemy at last.
In fact, the minister, who, in the plenitude
of his power, had been unable to unearth Napoleon's secret, might in despair at his own downfall interrogate Dantes and so lay bare the motives of Villefort's plot.
It was in this emergency that Mr Willet displayed something of that strength of mind and plenitude
of mental resource, which rendered him the admiration of all his friends and neighbours.
The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude
. Besides, he had convinced himself that he had been the victim of a terror-stricken imagination, and looked back now on his fears with something of pity and not a little of contempt.
Your stomachs are round with the plenitude
of eating." (Here Dr.
It is a self-trust which slights the restraints of prudence, in the plenitude
of its energy and power to repair the harms it may suffer.
In short, the family of Ishmael appeared now to be in the plenitude
of an enjoyment, which depended on inactivity, but which was not entirely free from certain confused glimmerings of a perspective, in which their security stood in some little danger of a rude interruption from Teton treachery.