In appearance cold and reserved, aristocratic and wholesomely conservative, Catherine Van Vorst, though warm in her way, possessed an inhibition equal to Drummond's.
Freddie Drummond sat in the auto, quite composed, alongside Catherine Van Vorst; but looking out of Freddie Drummond's eyes was Bill Totts, and somewhere behind those eyes, battling for the control of their mutual body, were Freddie Drummond the sane and conservative sociologist, and Bill Totts, the class-conscious and bellicose union working man.
Yes--so long as it's Conservative
rogues," said Miss Cornelia, marching off with the honors of war.
If there was a reason for his preferring liberal to conservative
views, which were held also by many of his circle, it arose not from his considering liberalism more rational, but from its being in closer accordance with his manner of life.
Remember that the country is only just free from a long era of Conservative
One glance at his face was enough to tell Elizabeth that she had formed a too conservative
estimate of his probable gloom.
I could put up with a good deal of provocation, but, after holding the soundest Conservative
principles all my life, I could NOT put up with being called a Radical.
The first category, generally speaking, are men conservative
in temperament and law-abiding; they live under control and love to be controlled.
Clifford was indeed the most inveterate of conservatives
cherished it for being small and inconvenient, and thus keeping out the "new people" whom New York was beginning to dread and yet be drawn to; and the sentimental clung to it for its historic associations, and the musical for its excellent acoustics, always so problematic a quality in halls built for the hearing of music.
Our liberals are not Russian, nor are our conservatives
, and you may be sure that the nation does not recognize anything that has been done by the landed gentry, or by the seminarists, or what is to be done either.
Had disastrous political news arrived from England; a defeat of the Conservatives
, for instance?