See how different the leaves of the cabbage are, and how extremely alike the flowers; how unlike the flowers of the heartsease are, and how alike the leaves; how much the fruit of the different kinds of gooseberries differ in size, colour, shape, and hairiness, and yet the flowers present very slight
declivity ended in an uneven bottom, at fifteen fathoms depth.
And there was that slight
pressure of the hands, and momentary meeting of the eyes, which will often leave a little lady with a slight
flush and smile on her face that do not subside immediately when the door is closed, and with an inclination to walk up and down the room rather than to seat herself quietly at her embroidery, or other rational and improving occupation.
It will not seriously injure you, and the slight
pain you may suffer cannot be compared with the mental benefit you will receive.
he added, with a slight
inclination of his head in reply to Balashev's bow.
This is vague enough and slight
enough, I must confess, but I must confess also that I had not even a conception of so much when I first read the "Inferno.
It was no slight
additional proof of her unhappiness, that she should so cling to the consolation of my presence, and earnestly desire the company of one whose general tastes and ideas were so little congenial to her own--whom she had completely forgotten in her hour of prosperity, and whose presence would be rather a nuisance than a pleasure, if she could but have half her heart's desire.
He, however, wiped his lips with a slight
wave of his handkerchief, to support a certain easy elegance which he firmly believed relieved the act of any vulgar quality.
I have been obliged to make a slight
alteration in my personal appearance, ma'am," I said.
Wopsle's (who had never been heard of before) coming in with a star and garter on, as a plenipotentiary of great power direct from the Admiralty, to say that the Swabs were all to go to prison on the spot, and that he had brought the boatswain down the Union Jack, as a slight
acknowledgment of his public services.
I was dreaming of the excitement and adventure which lay before us could Perry and I but escape the Mahars, when something, a slight
noise I imagine, drew my attention behind me.
And now, pale and cold, the man who had gripped his fingers then and held on to them like a vise, seemed to find nothing except a slight
boredom in this unexpected meeting.