But the idea of this dried-up pedant, this elaborator of small explanations about as important as the surplus stock of false antiquities
kept in a vendor's back chamber, having first got this adorable young creature to marry him, and then passing his honeymoon away from her, groping after his mouldy futilities (Will was given to hyperbole)-- this sudden picture stirred him with a sort of comic disgust: he was divided between the impulse to laugh aloud and the equally unseasonable impulse to burst into scornful invective.
I invented a name for the town, a code of laws for the inhabitants, productions, antiquities
, chalybeate springs, population, statistics of crime, and so on, while I walked about the streets, looked in at the shop-windows, and attentively examined the Market-place and Town-hall.
Some demon had whispe red to Lady Lundie to cultivate a taste for feudal antiquities, and to insist on spreading that taste among her guests.
I can't force my guests to feel an intelligent curiosity on the subject of Scottish Antiquities.
Lady Lundie alone still met feudal antiquities with a cheerful front.
Before very long--so soothing is the influence of an after-dinner view of feudal antiquities, taken through the medium of an approving conscience--Lady Lundie's eyes closed; and from Lady Lundie's nose there poured, at intervals, a sound, deep like her ladyship's learning; regular, like her ladyship's habits--a sound associated with nightcaps and bedrooms, evoked alike by Nature, the leveler, from high and low--the sound (oh, Truth what enormities find publicity in thy name
This latter personage took upon himself the office of tapster when the punch was ready, and after dispensing it all round, led the conversation to the antiquities
of York, with which both he and the grey-haired gentleman appeared to be well acquainted.
He took the boys to the British Museum and descanted upon the antiquities
and the specimens of natural history there, so that audiences would gather round him as he spoke, and all Bloomsbury highly admired him as a prodigiously well-informed man.
and ruins are surpassingly beautiful, with a lusty ivy gleaming in the sun, and the rich trees waving in the balmy air.
The gentleman was an enthusiastic collector of Oriental antiquities
, and had been for many years a liberal patron of the establishment in Lambeth.
There were antiquities
from Central Italy, made by the best modern houses in that department of industry; bits of mummy from Egypt
The Iraqi Minister of Tourism and Antiquities
, Lwoa'a Smeisim told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that: "A protocol includes cooperation in the field of tourism and antiquities
, between the two countries, will be signed as well as the possibility of increasing flights between them.