of that paper, my friend, was the wrong shape
; the wrong shape
, if ever I have seen it in this wicked world."
At any rate, I saw and Richard also saw a shape
in the box.
With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape
their thought and deed in noble agreement; but after all, to common eyes their struggles seemed mere inconsistency and formlessness; for these later-born Theresas were helped by no coherent social faith and order which could perform the function of knowledge for the ardently willing soul.
When he found her listening attentively to him, he implored the Princess to allow him to resume his natural shape
. She did not speak, so he drew a feather from his wing, and she beheld before her a Prince of such surpassing beauty that it was impossible not to hope that she might owe her liberty to so charming a person.
Uttering these last words, she waved her wand; and stamping her foot imperiously, each of the guests was struck aghast at beholding, instead of his comrades in human shape
, one and twenty hogs sitting on the same number of golden thrones.
I apologized; but he continued scornfully, "Since you are impervious to argument, you shall hear with your ears how by means of my two voices I reveal my shape
to my Wives, who are at this moment six thousand miles seventy yards two feet eight inches away, the one to the North, the other to the South.
At first it seemed a little speck, And then it seemed a mist: It moved and moved, and took at last A certain shape
, I wist.
It is oblong - some thirty feet in length and twenty-five in breadth - a shape
affording the best(ordinary) opportunities for the adjustment of furniture.
But, in some Compositous plants, the seeds also differ in shape
and sculpture; and even the ovary itself, with its accessory parts, differs, as has been described by Cassini.
The White Worm, in her own proper shape
, certainly has great facilities for the business on which she is now engaged.
But the common race of horses had not so good fortune, being kept by farmers and carriers, and other mean people, who put them to greater labour, and fed them worse." I described, as well as I could, our way of riding; the shape
and use of a bridle, a saddle, a spur, and a whip; of harness and wheels.
The facts relating to this apparition (entered in various log-books) agreed in most respects as to the shape
of the object or creature in question, the untiring rapidity of its movements, its surprising power of locomotion, and the peculiar life with which it seemed endowed.