Her resolve, however, had been taken, and it seemed vacillating
even to childishness to abandon it now, unless for graver reasons.
In the second category Pierre reckoned himself and others like him, seeking and vacillating
, who had not yet found in Freemasonry a straight and comprehensible path, but hoped to do so.
Round the samovar and the hostess the conversation had been meanwhile vacillating
in just the same way between three inevitable topics: the latest piece of public news, the theater, and scandal.
unutterable wo--yes, inexorable girl, your vacillating
'yes' has rendered me the impersonation of that oppressive sentiment, of which your beauty and excellence have become the mocking reality.
God knows I am not by nature vindictive; I would not hurt a man because I can no longer trust or like him; but neither my reason nor feelings are of the vacillating
order--they are not of that sand-like sort where impressions, if soon made, are as soon effaced.
His days were filled with morbid self-pity, which eventually engendered in his weak and vacillating
mind a hatred for those who had sent him here--for the very men he had at first inwardly thanked for saving him from the ignominy of degradation.
He had had uncomfortable suspicions on that head himself, I imagined; but such was his inexperience, and such were the lady's powers of attraction, and her skill in bringing them to bear upon his young imagination, that they had not disturbed him long; and I believe the only effectual causes of the vacillating
indecision that had preserved him hitherto from making an actual declaration of love, was the consideration of her connections, and especially of her mother, whom he could not abide.
The poor woman was very vacillating
in her repentance.
Very well; I hope you feel the content you express: at any rate, your good sense will tell you that it is too soon yet to yield to the vacillating
fears of Lot's wife.
How many of these vacillating
shoppers and tired shop-assistants realized that it was a divine event that drew them together?
Oh, it must have been the young man, certainly, for he was strong and industrious, while the abbe was aged and weak; besides, his mind was too vacillating
to allow him to carry out an idea.
He would not be vacillating
again--he WOULD do what he had meant to do, this time.