He knew what Cornelius meant when heating certain grains, then moistening them, then combining
them with others by a sort of grafting, -- a minute and marvellously delicate manipulation, -- and when he shut up in darkness those which were expected to furnish the black colour, exposed to the sun or to the lamp those which were to produce red, and placed between the endless reflections of two water-mirrors those intended for white, the pure representation of the limpid element.
He lived every moment of his waking hours, and he lived in his sleep, his subjective mind rioting through his five hours of surcease and combining
the thoughts and events of the day into grotesque and impossible marvels.
Pondering over a new form of theatrical attraction for the coming winter season, Francis had determined to revive the languid public taste for the ballet by means of an entertainment of his own invention, combining
dramatic interest with dancing.
logic and mathematics, we obtain a double certainty and are
It was an elaborate bath, proceeding through many rooms, and combining
many postures and applications.
With these remarks, combining
great pleasantry with sound moral encouragement under difficulties, Mr Scaley proceeded to take the inventory, in which delicate task he was materially assisted by the uncommon tact and experience of Mr Tix, the broker.
Indeed, in its practical utility the only thing I ever saw to equal it is a sofa my neighbour has bought as a Christmas surprise for her husband, and which she showed me the last time I called there--a beautiful invention, as she explained, combining
a bedstead, a sofa, and a chest of drawers, and into which you put your clothes, and on top of which you put yourself, and if anybody calls in the middle of the night and you happen to be using the drawing-room as a bedroom, you just pop the bedclothes inside, and there you are discovered sitting on your sofa and looking for all the world as though you had been expecting visitors for hours.
It seemed to Tarzan that everything in the jungle was combining
to remind him that he had lost Teeka; yet every day of his life he had seen these same things and thought nothing of them.
It is something like those American photographs which seek to display what is general about a type by combining
a great number of photographs of different heads over each other on one plate.
And since a man combining
all the qualifications was not to be found, it was at least better that the post be filled by an honest than by a dishonest man.
But behind that professional and stony fixity there was some surprise too, for in such a tone, combining
nicely the note of contempt and impatience, Chief Inspector Heat, the right-hand man of the department, was not used to be addressed.
I may safely say that Falk is absolutely true to my experience of certain straightforward characters combining
a perfectly natural ruthlessness with a certain amount of moral delicacy.
As to their combining
together; there are many of them, I have no doubt, that by watching and informing upon one another could earn a trifle now and then, whether in money or good will, and improve their livelihood.
My dear sir,' said the Father, with a removal of his black cap and a grasp of Clennam's hand, combining
to express the safe receipt of his note and enclosure that afternoon, 'Heaven ever bless you
The recollection of his murderous figure, combining
with her trial of last night, and her trial of the morning, caused her to drop at his feet, without having answered.