One day he had had company to dinner, and had sent for my portfolio; in order, doubtless, to exhibit
its contents: the gentlemen went away early, to attend a public meeting at Millcote, as Mrs.
I'm not envious: I never feel hurt at the brightness of Isabella's yellow hair and the whiteness of her skin, at her dainty elegance, and the fondness all the family exhibit
me, for the time being, in a sadly helpless point of view.
The wooden-legged man turned me about so as to exhibit
the placard; and having afforded time for a full survey of it, turned me about again, with my face to Mr.
I am not quite clear whether these articles were carried penitentially or ostentatiously; but, I rather think they were displayed as articles of property - much as Cleopatra or any other sovereign lady on the Rampage might exhibit
her wealth in a pageant or procession.
Silas, feeling bound to accept rebuke and admonition as a brotherly office, felt no resentment, but only pain, at his friend's doubts concerning him; and to this was soon added some anxiety at the perception that Sarah's manner towards him began to exhibit
a strange fluctuation between an effort at an increased manifestation of regard and involuntary signs of shrinking and dislike.
Among the latter was the Prior of Jorvaulx, in the most gallant trim which a dignitary of the church could venture to exhibit
Very handsome indeed," said Sir Charles, secretly disgusted at being invited to admire a photograph, such as house agents exhibit
, of a vulgarly designed country house, merely because it had cost seventy-five thousand pounds.
I know you will laugh at me," he replied, "but I really can't exhibit
The Sultan was so enchanted with all the talents of which I had given proof that he wished me to exhibit
some of them to other people.
There was the first electric light, and the first grain-binder, and the musical telegraph of Elisha Gray, and the marvellous exhibit
of printing telegraphs shown by the Western Union Company.
It were an occupation peculiarly pleasing to cull from our early historians, and exhibit
before you every detail of this transaction; to carry you in imagination on board their bark at the first moment of her arrival in the bay; to accompany Carver, Winslow, Bradford, and Standish, in all their excursions upon the desolate coast; to follow them into every rivulet and creek where they endeavored to find a firm footing, and to fix, with a pause of delight and exultation, the instant when the first of these heroic adventurers alighted on the spot where you, their descendants, now enjoy the glorious and happy reward of their labors.