"They arise chiefly from what is passing at the time, and though I sometimes amuse myself with suggesting and arranging such little elegant compliments as may be adapted to ordinary occasions, I always wish to give them as unstudied
an air as possible."
Their gentleness, their genuine attention to other people, and their manly unstudied
simplicity is much more accordant with her real disposition, than the liveliness--often artificial, and often ill-timed of the other.
Their appearance perfectly amazed me; their extreme youth, the light clear brown of their complexions, their delicate features, and inexpressibly graceful figures, their softly moulded limbs, and free unstudied
action, seemed as strange as beautiful.
William and Fanny soon shewed themselves; and Sir Thomas had the pleasure of receiving, in his protege, certainly a very different person from the one he had equipped seven years ago, but a young man of an open, pleasant countenance, and frank, unstudied
, but feeling and respectful manners, and such as confirmed him his friend.
The idea seemed to give her pain, for she showed several little attentions to her old friend, that by their flattering, but unstudied
particularity, were adapted to put any man at his ease and assure him of his welcome, still the embarrassment of George did not disappear, but he sat an uneasy listener to the conversation that occurred, as if reluctant to stay, and yet unwilling to depart.
Also, her large grey head, with its keen, rugged features, remained always erect as she glanced about her in an imperious, challenging sort of way, with looks and gestures that clearly were unstudied
. Though she had reached her seventy-sixth year, her face was still fresh, and her teeth had not decayed.
"You see," said Richard, with something pathetic in his manner of lingering on the point, though it was off-hand and unstudied
, "to an upright fellow like you, bringing a friendly face like yours here, I cannot bear the thought of appearing selfish and mean.
She was reclining on a sofa in such a very unstudied
attitude, that she might have been taken for an actress all ready for the first scene in a ballet, and only waiting for the drop curtain to go up.
A bright red handkerchief was wound in a very loose and unstudied
style round his neck, and an old white hat was carelessly thrown on one side of his head.
The strangers did all these things, and asked many questions - about women mostly - to which Hurree returned gay and unstudied
The young stranger, who was not unstudied
in the great poem of his country, recollected that one of the ancestors of this family, and perhaps an occupant of this very mansion, had been pictured by Dante as a partaker of the immortal agonies of his Inferno.
The demonstrators chanted slogans calling for the minister's resignation and the cancellation of the unstudied
import, recommending the immediate cancellation of the prior authorisation to export fruit, as well as the opening of land borders to ensure export to Libya and Algeria.