It is very curious to watch this harem and its lord in their indolent ramblings
. Like fashionables, they are for ever on the move in leisurely search of variety.
"Yassir, enough to paint a whole thimbleful of 'em." At last her ramblings
ceased altogether, and her countenance began to clear--a welcome sight to Tom, who had learned her moods, and knew she was on the threshold of good humor now.
You think so because I am a little rambling
. Ve- ry absurd, to be a little rambling
, is it not?
We quitted London on the 27th of March and remained a few days at Windsor, rambling
in its beautiful forest.
During these days, in a rambling
, inconclusive way, I thought much of the curate and of the manner of his death.
The work I here present to the public is necessarily of a rambling
and somewhat disjointed nature, comprising various expeditions and adventures by land and sea.
I might perhaps say with some truth, that if trade was not my element, rambling
was; and no proposal for seeing any part of the world which I had never seen before could possibly come amiss to me.
Then the love-thoughts of the heart clothed themselves simply and naturally as the heart conceived them, nor sought to commend themselves by forced and rambling
"Well, now look--a--here--now," said the tattered man, rambling
on in idiot fashion.
In the spring, which is the breeding season, the male leaves the female at home, and sets off on a tour of pleasure, rambling
often to a great distance, recreating himself in every clear and quiet expanse of water on his way, and climbing the banks occasionally to feast upon the tender sprouts of the young willows.
He was one of that class of rovers you sometimes meet at sea, who never reveal their origin, never allude to home, and go rambling
over the world as if pursued by some mysterious fate they cannot possibly elude.
We had here around us all the ordinary means of summer amusement; and what with rambling
in the woods, sketching, boating, fishing, bathing, music, and books, we should have passed the time pleasantly enough, but for the fearful intelligence which reached us every morning from the populous city.