I have been so little addicted
to take my opinions from my uncle," said Miss Crawford, "that I can hardly suppose-- and since you push me so hard, I must observe, that I am not entirely without the means of seeing what clergymen are, being at this present time the guest of my own brother, Dr.
Well, excuse my speaking so plainly, but I know how addicted
you are to gambling.
They could undergo great privations, and were admirable for the service of the rivers, lakes, and forests, provided they could be kept sober, and in proper subordination; but once inflamed with liquor, to which they were madly addicted
, all the dormant passions inherent in their nature were prone to break forth, and to hurry them into the most vindictive and bloody acts of violence.
He was always approachable, for he was much addicted
to standing about in the vestibules and porticos of inns, and he availed himself little of the opportunities for impressive seclusion which are so liberally offered in Europe to gentlemen who travel with long purses.
as he was to the sportive view of existence, he had said to himself at an early stage of his sojourn that the only way to enjoy the great Republic would be to burn one's standards and warm one's self at the blaze.
Among his minor peculiarities are that he is careless as to his attire, unclean in his person, exceedingly absent-minded in his habits, and addicted
to smoking a short briar pipe, which is seldom out of his mouth.
When she entered the room she showed no surprise at seeing Archer there; surprise seemed the emotion that she was least addicted
He had a considerable independence besides two good livings -- and he was not in the least addicted
to locking up his daughters.
And the first mythologists seem not improperly to have joined Mars and Venus together; for all nations of this character are greatly addicted
either to the love of women or of boys, for which reason it was thus at Lacedaemon; and many things in their state were done by the authority of the women.
He had a great relish for feminine beauty; he was addicted
to observing and analyzing it; and as regards this young lady's face he made several observations.
The natives there are less addicted
to selling members of their own families, but still, men and animals all live together in round huts, without frames, that look like haystacks.
In order to arouse her, a police officer was obliged to shake her unmercifully, and the president had to raise his voice,--"Girl, you are of the Bohemian race, addicted
to deeds of witchcraft.
And then, he is addicted
to drink, and his mind is unhinged, like that of most people who have taken more than is good for them for years.
The great powers were first the United States, a nation addicted
to commerce, but roused to military necessities by the efforts of Germany to expand into South America, and by the natural consequences of her own unwary annexations of land in the very teeth of Japan.
That basket held small savings from her more portable food, destined for the children of her poor friends among whom she trotted on fine mornings; fostering and petting all needy creatures being so spontaneous a delight to her, that she regarded it much as if it had been a pleasant vice that she was addicted