And as foreigners have thus everywhere beaten some of the natives, we may safely conclude that the natives might have been modified with advantage, so as to have better resisted such intruders
Ferrars, as either Robert or Fanny; and while Edward was never cordially forgiven for having once intended to marry her, and Elinor, though superior to her in fortune and birth, was spoken of as an intruder
, SHE was in every thing considered, and always openly acknowledged, to be a favourite child.
Considering the man as an intruder
on their business, whose success might deprive them of the credit and reward of making the discovery, they took advantage of their superiority in numbers, and of their being first in the field, and carefully misled the stranger before they ventured any further with their own investigations.
Raoul rejoined haughtily, trying to shake off the intruder
His anxiety for Jane was evident, and his attentions to herself most pleasing, and they prevented her feeling herself so much an intruder
as she believed she was considered by the others.
As free hearted as she was innocent, the girl attacked the intruder
with her handkerchief, brushed him soundly, and drove him from beneath the mapleshade.
His popularity soon awakened envy among the native braves; he was a stranger, an intruder
, a white man.
And still the King slept on, or mourned the vanity of his might and his power, while the thin-lipped intruder
put the impress of his cold and implacable spirit upon the sky and sea.
I am by no means naturally nervous, and the very few glasses of Lafitte which I had sipped served to embolden me no little, so that I felt nothing of trepidation, but merely uplifted my eyes with a leisurely movement, and looked carefully around the room for the intruder
At first, as he spoke, there was a slight rushing movement of this group in the direction of the intruder
, who at the moment was also near at hand, and now, with deliberate and stately step, made closer approach to the speaker.
Yet such was the force of example that the village young men, who had not hastened to enter the gate while no intruder
was in the way, now dropped in quickly, and soon the couples became leavened with rustic youth to a marked extent, till at length the plainest woman in the club was no longer compelled to foot it on the masculine side of the figure.
It was almost as if the other face, the face of the superseded woman, had obliterated that of the intruder
So intent was he upon this personal appraisement of his features that he did not hear the parting of the tall grass behind him as a great body pushed itself stealthily through the jungle; nor did his companion, the ape, hear either, for he was drinking and the noise of his sucking lips and gurgles of satisfaction drowned the quiet approach of the intruder
As soon as anyone entered she got up quickly, changed her position and expression, and picked up a book or some sewing, evidently waiting impatiently for the intruder
demanded the Scarecrow, sternly eyeing the intruder