Pearl still pointed with her forefinger, and a frown gathered on her brow -- the more impressive from the childish, the almost baby-like aspect
of the features that conveyed it.
The waiter who brought me my cup of coffee bore, by comparison with my utter isolation, the dear aspect
of an intimate friend.
Not only their formation, but their situation and aspect
remind one of the terrestrial oceans; but again, as on earth, these seas occupy the greater portion of the globe.
That is to say, even if we assume a "real" table, the particulars which are its aspects
have to be collected together by their relations to each other, not to it, since it is merely inferred from them.
Realism, in the broad sense, means simply the presentation of the actual, depicting life as one sees it, objectively, without such selection as aims deliberately to emphasize some particular aspects
, such as the pleasant or attractive ones.
From this aspect
of the government it appears to be of a mixed character, presenting at least as many FEDERAL as NATIONAL features.
The eldest wore the white tie, high waistcoat, and thin-brimmed hat of the regulation curate; the second was the normal undergraduate; the appearance of the third and youngest would hardly have been sufficient to characterize him; there was an uncribbed, uncabined aspect
in his eyes and attire, implying that he had hardly as yet found the entrance to his professional groove.
And thus Van Baerle was to have the most admirably fitted aspect
, and, besides, a large, airy, and well ventilated chamber where to preserve his bulbs and seedlings; while he, Boxtel, had been obliged to give up for this purpose his bedroom, and, lest his sleeping in the same apartment might injure his bulbs and seedlings, had taken up his abode in a miserable garret.
Under our excellent system of compulsory education he had learned to read and write, notwithstanding the unfavourable aspect
of the lower lip.
It was curious, but not so pleasant, to turn from the beauty and grace of the girl, to the stooping figure, care-worn face, and jaded aspect
of the old man.
The staff, though it was but a plain oaken stick, immediately took the aspect
of a gold-headed cane.
The face is an object of curiosity for years or centuries, and by and by a boy is born whose features gradually assume the aspect
of that portrait.