Towards Phoebe, as we have said, she was affectionate, --far tenderer than ever before, in their brief acquaintance, except for that one kiss on the preceding night,--yet with a Continually recurring
pettishness and irritability.
but, besides the application to him of the generic remark above, this carpenter of the Pequod was singularly efficient in those thousand nameless mechanical emergencies continually recurring
in a large ship, upon a three or four years' voyage, in uncivilized and far-distant seas.
There seems to be something hypnotic about this, with its endlessly recurring
To have a great gang of seven hundred, whom I could not know personally, or feel any individual interest in, bought and driven, housed, fed, worked like so many horned cattle, strained up to military precision,--the question of how little of life's commonest enjoyments would keep them in working order being a constantly recurring
problem,--the necessity of drivers and overseers,--the ever-necessary whip, first, last, and only argument,--the whole thing was insufferably disgusting and loathsome to me; and when I thought of my mothcr's estimate of one poor human soul, it became even frightful!
Before I recovered sufficiently to see and hear, it began to be dawn, and, Nelly, I'll tell you what I thought, and what has kept recurring
till I feared for my reason.
We achieved the rest of our journey pleasantly, sometimes recurring
to Doctors' Commons, and anticipating the distant days when I should be a proctor there, which Steerforth pictured in a variety of humorous and whimsical lights, that made us both merry.
Although I saw him every day, it was for only a short time; hence, the regularly recurring
spaces of our separation were long enough to record on his face any slight changes that occurred in his physical state.
It's a Bible name," said Silas, old ideas recurring
For, as his presence interrupted the discourse between the lady and her favourite attendant upon the gallantry and fate of Wilfred, Elgitha, failed not to revenge both her mistress and herself, by recurring
to the overthrow of Athelstane in the lists, the most disagreeable subject which could greet the ears of Cedric.
Were an answer to this question to be sought, not by recurring
to principles, but in the application of the term by political writers, to the constitution of different States, no satisfactory one would ever be found.
For ten years he had been the butt of the village, beaten and stoned by the women and children, cut and slashed and disfigured by the warriors; a victim of often recurring
fevers of the most malignant variety.
I know, anyway, that I will not be put off with a compromise, with a recurring
zero, simply because it is consistent with the laws of nature and actually exists.