You see nowadays it is not fashionable to flirt
till one is forty, or to be romantic till one is forty-five, so we poor women who are under thirty, or say we are, have nothing open to us but politics or philanthropy.
They were to windward of the schooner, just ready to flirt
the dory over the still sea, when sounds of woe half a mile off led them to Penn, who was careering around a fixed point, for all the world like a gigantic water-bug.
Apollyon also entered heartily into the fun, and contrived to flirt
the smoke and flame of the engine, or of his own breath, into their faces, and envelop them in an atmosphere of scalding steam.
Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt
and flutter, In there stepped a stately raven of the saintly days of yore; Not the least obeisance made he; not an instant stopped or stayed he; But, with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door -- Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door -- Perched, and sat, and nothing more.
As a very distinguished flirt
I have always been taught to consider her, but it has lately fallen In my way to hear some particulars of her conduct at Langford: which prove that she does not confine herself to that sort of honest flirtation which satisfies most people, but aspires to the more delicious gratification of making a whole family miserable.
Lady Arabella, sir, is a charming woman, and I should have deemed it a privilege to meet her--to talk to her--even--since I am in the confessional--to flirt
a little with her.
Proud of her father's prosperity, fond of fashionable pleasures, a fond daughter but an arrant flirt
, she was all these things with a sort of golden good-nature that made her very pride pleasing and her worldly respectability a fresh and hearty thing.
The stars--as we term the myriad other worlds that are rushing down beside us through the eternal silence--were put into the heavens to make the sky look interesting for us at night; and the moon with its dark mysteries and ever-hidden face is an arrangement for us to flirt
A woman in love with one man cannot flirt
He was inclined to think Miss Daisy Miller was a flirt
--a pretty American flirt
Against that peg the gondolier takes a purchase with his oar, changing it at intervals to the other side of the peg or dropping it into another of the crooks, as the steering of the craft may demand--and how in the world he can back and fill, shoot straight ahead, or flirt
suddenly around a corner, and make the oar stay in those insignificant notches, is a problem to me and a never diminishing matter of interest.
loved a little, and still flirt
with, even although she made me weep on the day she wished to dismiss Mademoiselle de la Valliere from her service in disgrace.