The Boeotians, people of the class of which Hesiod represents himself to be the type, were essentially unromantic
; their daily needs marked the general limit of their ideals, and, as a class, they cared little for works of fancy, for pathos, or for fine thought as such.
fiddlesticks!" said the unsympathetic Marilla.
How I should like to know all her love story!" thought Kitty, recalling the unromantic
appearance of Alexey Alexandrovitch, her husband.
Brooke didn't even say, "Thank you," but as he stooped for the unromantic
tool, he kissed his little bride behind the folding door, with a look that made Aunt March whisk out her pocket handkerchief with a sudden dew in her sharp old eyes.
Petersburg and the neighboring villages was dissected, plank by plank, and its foundations dug up and ran- sacked for hidden treasure -- and not by boys, but men -- pretty grave, unromantic
men, too, some of them.
This is the most unromantic
affair of the sort that ever happened.
To get lost in fifteen minutes, so near to her home and in the unromantic
State of Kansas, was an experience that fairly bewildered her.
"I don't feel as if I wanted anything now, Miss Rose, but to find some way of thanking you for all you've done," she said, rubbing off a tear that went rolling down the bridge of her nose in the most unromantic
What you have told me is quite a romance, a romance of art one might call it, and the worst of having a romance of any kind is that it leaves one so unromantic
and unpoetic, yet name that whenever uttered has in my ear a sound, in my heart an echo, such as no other assemblage of syllables, however sweet or classic, can produce.
A more unromantic
figure than Hamilton Fynes never breathed.
why, there never was such a humdrum, unromantic
thing as I am," cried Polly, amazed.