Her talk, and something rather in her voice than her talk, soon revealed her as a curious mixture of youth and age, of dreamer
Mordaunt," said the cardinal, raising his voice, as if to arouse the dreamer
, "my reply to this letter will be more satisfactory to General Cromwell if I am convinced that all are ignorant of my having given one; go, therefore, and await it at Boulogne-sur-Mer, and promise me to set out to-morrow morning.
Evil had never yet existed; and sorrow, misfortune, crime, were mere shadows which the mind fancifully created for itself, as a shelter against too sunny realities; or, at most, but prophetic dreams to which the dreamer
himself did not yield a waking credence.
He was a great dreamer
, and believed in charms and talismans, or medicines, and could foretell the approach of strangers by the howling or barking of the small prairie wolf.
Ten years ago Lavalle, "that imperturbable dreamer
of the heavens," as Lazareff hailed him, gathered together the fruits of a lifetime's labour, and gave it, with well-justified contempt, to a world bound hand and foot to Barald's Theory of Vertices and "compensating electric nodes.
Neath blue-bell or streamer - Or tufted wild spray That keeps, from the dreamer
In the latter aspect her d'Urberville descent was a fact of great dimensions; worthless to economics, it was a most useful ingredient to the dreamer
, to the moralizer on declines and falls.
And you, being a good man, can pass it as such, and forgive and pity the dreamer
, and be lenient and encouraging when he wakes?
Tilney might be as a dreamer
or a lover had not yet perhaps entered Mr.
You are still the same dreamer
, I see," remarked Boris, shaking his head.
By-and-by Celia would come in her quality of bridesmaid as well as sister, and through the next weeks there would be wedding visits received and given; all in continuance of that transitional life understood to correspond with the excitement of bridal felicity, and keeping up the sense of busy ineffectiveness, as of a dream which the dreamer
begins to suspect.
As for Uncle Henry, he thought his little niece merely a dreamer
, as her dead mother had been, for he could not quite believe all the curious stories Dorothy told them of the Land of Oz, which she had several times visited.
He dreamed of joys and luxuries and power which always had been beyond his grasp, and as he dreamed his gaze lifted from the table, as the gaze of a dreamer
will, to a far distant goal above the mean horizon of terrestrial commonplaceness.
Do you know," she said, "I should never have called you a dreamer
, a man likely to fancy things.
On the contrary, it was Daylight who was compelled to veto the wilder visions of that able hasheesh dreamer