The door here opened, and a little short, round, pin-cushiony woman stood at the door, with a cheery, blooming face, like a ripe
With a dimpled, surprised-looking, capital face; a ripe
little mouth, that seemed made to be kissed -- as no doubt it was; all kinds of good little dots about her chin, that melted into one another when she laughed; and the sunniest pair of eyes you ever saw in any little creature's head.
Micawber's petition was ripe
for hearing; and that gentleman was ordered to be discharged under the Act, to my great joy.
Meanwhile I am approaching a decorative old Surrey town, little more than a cluster of ripe
old inns, to one of which I have much pleasure in inviting the reader to dinner.
While thus he spake, th' Angelic Squadron bright Turnd fierie red, sharpning in mooned hornes Thir Phalanx, and began to hemm him round With ported Spears, as thick as when a field Of CERES ripe
for harvest waving bends Her bearded Grove of ears, which way the wind Swayes them; the careful Plowman doubting stands Least on the threshing floore his hopeful sheaves Prove chaff.
When it was quite ripe
the fruit would become a golden yellow.
There are times when the grave words of the Dhammapada fall like shadows along the path: "What is life but the flower or the fruit which falls when ripe
, yet ever fears the untimely frost?
Lovely as the Greek girls of Cyprus or Chios, Mercedes boasted the same bright flashing eyes of jet, and ripe
, round, coral lips.
If a secret piece of news is divulged by a spy before the time is ripe
, he must be put to death together with the man to whom the secret was told.
Natures that have much heat, and great and violent desires and perturbations, are not ripe
for action, till they have passed the meridian of their years; as it was with Julius Caesar and Septimius Severus.
Shake me, shake me, I pray,' cried the tree; 'my apples, one and all, are ripe
There are two things which of all others most evidently occasion a revolution in an oligarchy; one is, when the people are ill used, for then every individual is ripe
for [1305b] sedition; more particularly if one of the oligarchy should happen to be their leader; as Lygdamis, at Naxus, who was afterwards tyrant of that island.