To the Chinese such commonplace things as marriage, friendship, and home have an infinitely deeper meaning than can be attached to them by civilisation which practically lives abroad, in the hotels and restaurants and open houses of others, where there is no sanctity of the life within, no shrine set apart
for the hidden family re-union, and the cult of the ancestral spirit.
He was a gentle and kindly man, with a life and a longing, quite apart
from his vocation, which were never lived or fulfilled.
He placed one upon the floor, so that it could run around, and pulled apart the other, making three piglets in all; and then one of these was pulled apart, making four piglets.
Dorothy screamed and expected to see a terrible sight; but as the two halves of the Sorcerer fell apart on the floor she saw that he had no bones or blood inside of him at all, and that the place where he was cut looked much like a sliced turnip or potato.
She shows me all her things, and I don't think she'll mind if I look at this", thought Beth, with a glance at her sister, who lay on the rug, with the tongs beside her, ready to wake up the minute the log fell apart
That because she was an inner member and therefore bound to implicit obedience that she was dragged away from her husband, kept apart
from him against her will, forced into endeavours to make a fool of Brott even at the cost of her good name.
*Fail'd, as my pennon'd spirit leapt aloft, Perhaps my brain grew dizzy - but the world I left so late was into chaos hurl'd - Sprang from her station, on the winds apart
, And roll'd, a flame, the fiery Heaven athwart.
And when I should be grown quite an old man, and you an old woman, so as not to be long apart
, I might die happy enough in my bed, and leave you all crying around me.
See what one can accustom himself to.--The reflection that he must some day be taken apart
like an engine or a clock, or like a house whose owner is gone, and worked up into arches and pyramids and hideous frescoes, did not distress this monk in the least.
Phileas Fogg, with body erect and legs wide apart
, standing like a sailor, gazed without staggering at the swelling waters.
For what were the business of a speaker, if the Thought were revealed quite apart
from what he says?
By being 'present in a subject' I do not mean present as parts are present in a whole, but being incapable of existence apart
from the said subject.