Of an impulsive and passionate nature, she had fortified herself to encounter the stings and venomous stabs of public contumely, wreaking itself in every variety of insult; but there was a quality so much more terrible in the solemn mood
of the popular mind, that she longed rather to behold all those rigid countenances contorted with scornful merriment, and herself the object.
But in gazing at such scenes, it is all in all what mood
you are in; if in the Dantean, the devils will occur to you; if in that of Isaiah, the archangels.
This was not always his mood
, of course; he still loved his family.
The subjunctive mood
, past perfect tense of the verb `to know.
I felt I had him at a disadvantage, had caught him in the mood
of indiscretion; and to tell the truth I was not curious to learn what might have driven a young medical student out of London.
Complete surrender to a particular mood
until the mood
itself surrenders to the artist, and afterwards silent ceaseless toil until a form worthy of its expression has been achieved -- this is the method of Li Po and his fellows.
In regard to his companions his mind wa- vered between two opinions, according to his mood
The West Wind reigns over the seas surrounding the coasts of these kingdoms; and from the gateways of the channels, from promontories as if from watch-towers, from estuaries of rivers as if from postern gates, from passage-ways, inlets, straits, firths, the garrison of the Isle and the crews of the ships going and returning look to the westward to judge by the varied splendours of his sunset mantle the mood
of that arbitrary ruler.
When the spirit that answered your every mood
Is gone wherever it goes--for good, You will discover how much you care, And will give your heart to a dog to tear!
When she was pink she was feeling less then when pale; her more perfect beauty accorded with her less elevated mood
; her more intense mood
with her less perfect beauty.
Their squadron remained in reserve and Nicholas Rostov spent that day in a dull and wretched mood
But she was in a mood
when it is almost physically disagreeable to interrupt the stride of one's thought, and she walked up and down two or three times under the trees before approaching his staircase.