It seemed to Daughtry that he glimpsed or sensed under the other's unfaltering
cherubicness of expression a steelness of cruelty that was abysmal in that it was of controlled intelligence.
I spoke with a confidence she knew I did not feel, for she looked at me with that unfaltering
gaze of hers and said:
This that she saw nightly was an older mother, broken with insomnia and brave with sorrow, who crept, always crept, a pale, frail creature, gentle and unfaltering
, dying from lack of sleep, living by will, and by will refraining from going mad, who, nevertheless, could not will sleep, and whom not even the whole tribe of doctors could make sleep.
Stoically she bore the strokes of misery; her strong soul held her up against all woes; she worked with unfaltering
hand beside her dying son, performed her household duties with marvellous activity, and sufficed for all.
There were no wild lights in his mild gray eyes, but only calm resolution and an unfaltering
trust in the Higher Power that was guiding him.
But the tang of the fir summons onward and upward to some 'far-off, divine event'--some spiritual peak of attainment whence we shall see with unfaltering
, unclouded vision the spires of some aerial City Beautiful, or the fulfilment of some fair, fadeless land of promise."
Could this, then, be the firm-poised, Christ-like man I had known, with pure, limpid eyes and a gaze steady and unfaltering
as his soul?
Here Bassett, helped by Ngurn and Balatta, weakly sat up, swaying weakly from the hips, and with clear, unfaltering
, all-seeing eyes gazed upon the Red One.
On the other hand, it was clearly shown by the united and unfaltering
evidence of six citizens, including that high municipal official, Councillor McGinty, that the men had been at a card party at the Union House until an hour very much later than the commission of the outrage.
Sir Nigel alone, unconscious to all appearance of the universal panic, walked with unfaltering
step up the centre of the road, a silken handkerchief in one hand and his gold comfit-box in the other.
I kept Miss Jane Ann Stamper by me, and waited for events with the most unfaltering
trust in the future.
I saw the modest, sleek glory of the tawny head, and the full, grey shape of the girlish print frock she filled so perfectly, so satisfactorily, with the seduction of unfaltering
curves--a very nymph of Diana the Huntress.