After that, in the Sourdough Saloon, that night, they exhibited coarse gold to the sceptical
But then there were some sceptical
Greeks and Romans, who, standing out from the orthodox pagans of their times, equally doubted the story of Hercules and the whale, and Arion and the dolphin; and yet their doubting those traditions did not make those traditions one whit the less facts, for all that.
The long pipes gave a simultaneous movement, like the antennae of startled insects, and every man present, not excepting even the sceptical
farrier, had an impression that he saw, not Silas Marner in the flesh, but an apparition; for the door by which Silas had entered was hidden by the high-screened seats, and no one had noticed his approach.
The year in Germany, the long stay in Paris, had prepared Philip to receive the sceptical
teaching which came to him now with such a feeling of relief.
tone of his conversation was that of a man who had been taught by experience.
And then, without rhyme or reason, all sceptical
, my mind flew back to a small biographical note in the red-bound Who's Who, and I said to myself, "She was born in Cambridge, and she is twenty-seven years old." And then I said, "Twenty-seven years old and still free and fancy free?" But how did I know she was fancy free?
I never saw him irate except when David was still sceptical
, but then he would say quite warningly "He says it is true, so it must be true." This brings me to that one of his qualities, which at once gratified and pained me, his admiration for myself.
"How do you know?" Sheldon asked, sceptical
of her certitude.
Harley was sceptical
, but her woman's intuition guessed aright.
At first he was sceptical
. He scrutinized me keenly and was half convinced, then shook his head and would not believe.
Taylor and Delcarte seized the spirit of my mood but Snider, I think, was a trifle sceptical
I throw out these queries for intelligent readers to answer, who know, at once, how credulous we are, and how sceptical
, how soft and how obstinate, how firm for others and how diffident about ourselves: meanwhile, it is certain that our friend William Dobbin, who was personally of so complying a disposition that if his parents had pressed him much, it is probable he would have stepped down into the kitchen and married the cook, and who, to further his own interests, would have found the most insuperable difficulty in walking across the street, found himself as busy and eager in the conduct of George Osborne's affairs, as the most selfish tactician could be in the pursuit of his own.