The whole were grouped in a manner that aped
the streets of a city, and were evidently so arranged by the directions of one who looked to the wants of posterity rather than to the convenience of the present incumbents.
In dress he somewhat aped
the attire associated with the name of Charles II, having heard it said in some earlier period of his career that he bore a strange resemblance to the ill-fated Stuarts; and in his mouth he had a holder of his own contrivance which enabled him to smoke two cigars at once.
their husbands, and talked in the same large ways about policy, and the duties and responsibilities of the rich.
Shaw expected; for, as he listened, his eyebrows smoothed themselves out, and more than once his lips twitched as if he wanted to laugh, for after all, it was rather comical to see how the young people aped
their elders, playing the new-fashioned game, quite unconscious of its real beauty, power, and sacredness.