With ingenuous frankness he spoke of what a wicked, ill-disciplined boy he had been, and impulsively
drew up his cuff to exhibit upon his wrist the scar from a saber cut which he had received in a duel outside of Paris when he was nineteen.
He raised his dark eyes quickly, and impulsively
urged his horse to her side.
, it is probable, and perhaps somewhat prematurely revealed the prime but private purpose of the Pequod's voyage, Ahab was now entirely conscious that, in so doing, he had indirectly laid himself open to the unanswerable charge of usurpation; and with perfect impunity, both moral and legal, his crew if so disposed, and to that end competent, could refuse all further obedience to him, and even violently wrest from him the command.
generous she had always been; but there was a touching and womanly thoughtfulness about her now, that every one noticed.
Every good, true, vigorous feeling I have gathers impulsively
The instant, however, that I had stepped over the threshold, he moved impulsively
forward, and holding out his hand grasped mine with a strength which made me wince, an effect which was not lessened by the fact that it seemed cold as ice, more like the hand of a dead than a living man.
He ate and drank impulsively
in heavy meals at long intervals.
But the temptation was too great - and I addressed him impulsively
on the subject of that shipwreck.
He experienced a distinct sense of shock, therefore, when, tall, slender and smartly dressed, Rose stepped off the train and, throwing her arms impulsively
around his neck, gave him an affectionate kiss.
She hurried from the room as impulsively
as she had entered, and we heard the wheels of her carriage rattle off down the street.
Oh, Eddy,' she cried, impulsively
, 'I'm frightened.
My Lady, changing her position, sees the papers on the table--looks at them nearer--looks at them nearer still--asks impulsively
, "Who copied that?