Although not remarkable
for the possession of delicate tact, Mrs.
Writing and accounts she was taught by her father; French by her mother: her proficiency in either was not remarkable
, and she shirked her lessons in both whenever she could.
The small servant flew to the coal-cellar; Miss Sally dived into her own bed-room; Mr Brass, who was not remarkable
for personal courage, ran into the next street, and finding that nobody followed him, armed with a poker or other offensive weapon, put his hands in his pockets, walked very slowly all at once, and whistled.
Munt should be the first to discover the misfortune was not remarkable
, for she was so interested in the flats, that she watched their every mutation with unwearying care.
Bob Sawyer was not remarkable
for temperance, nor was Mr.
He was not remarkable
for intelligence, and his answers were frequently obscure, which I attributed to his limited acquaintance with our language.
To return to business:--Is it not remarkable
that Doctor Manette, unquestionably innocent of any crane as we are all well assured he is, should never touch upon that question?
Lord Decimus, though one of the greatest of the earth, was not remarkable
for ingratiatory manners, and Ferdinand had coached him up to the point of noticing all the fellows he might find there, and saying he was glad to see them.
He was corpulent and rosy, and though his countenance, which was ornamented with a beautiful flaxen beard, carefully divided in the middle and brushed outward at the sides, was not remarkable
for intensity of expression, he looked like a person who would willingly shake hands with any one.
It is not remarkable
that such people, with the sea moaning behind them and the Church (excuse me again) droning in front of them, should put fantastic features into what are probably plain events.
his French was of this sort--voluble, as we have said, but not remarkable
Miss Miller's observations were not remarkable
for logical consistency; for anything she wanted to say she was sure to find a pretext.