He could conceal his heart; had more endurance; he could swim longer, and steer a canoe better than any of his people; he could shoot straighter, and negotiate more tortuously
than any man of his race I knew.
When, still a little fellow, he had dragged himself tortuously
and by jerks beneath the shadows of its vaults, he seemed, with his human face and his bestial limbs, the natural reptile of that humid and sombre pavement, upon which the shadow of the Romanesque capitals cast so many strange forms.
do all good things come nigh to their goal.
As if the aspiring city had become puffed up in the very ground on which it stood, the ground had so risen about Bleeding Heart Yard that you got into it down a flight of steps which formed no part of the original approach, and got out of it by a low gateway into a maze of shabby streets, which went about and about, tortuously
ascending to the level again.
You are no longer the slow, plodding, puny thing of clay, creeping tortuously
upon the ground; you are a part of Nature!
Grewgious's idea of looking at a furnished lodging was to get on the opposite side of the street to a house with a suitable bill in the window, and stare at it; and then work his way tortuously
to the back of the house, and stare at that; and then not go in, but make similar trials of another house, with the same result; their progress was but slow.
The Senator's views on trade are as tortuously
constructed as his positions on the war against Iraq.
They have been tortuously
moving through Council amid strong opposition from Member States such as Ireland which questions the scientific evidence for radical action.
The documentation here (on its own terms, persuasively enough) presents Kraus's 'opinions' on Heine as increasingly unsympathetic and one-sided, reaching a crescendo in the 1910 essay and its tortuously
moralizing sequel of 1915, 'Die Feinde Goethe und Heine', which used the published correspondence both to underline Heine's venality and to expose the flaws of apologetic Heine scholarship: a context for Kraus's negative reaction which Dietmar Goltschnigg underestimates.
But there are few business text that milk their chosen analogy more tortuously
than Business Darwinism: Adaptive Strategies for the Information Age.
Despite Bruni's feelings toward Bush, this tortuously
fair assessment of him is hard to dismiss.
, unnecessarily, she was unblessed by tiny fragments of memory.