de Villefort nor Valentine could consistently
But for this, I should not have dreamt of running so much on the high-pressure principle; but love, you know, Miss Julia, is a calculation, like any other great event of life, and must be carried on consistently
Jefferson in warm approbation of the plan, and held out assurance of every protection that could, consistently
with general policy, be afforded.
Everything was somehow a surprise; and that might be natural when one had so long and so consistently
neglected everything, taken pains to give surprises so much margin for play.
Occasionally, he would wonder why he was working so hard, saving so assiduously and investing so consistently
Mr Keith was a man who had built up a large fortune mainly by consistently
refusing to allow anything to agitate him.
Of her sons-in-law he was the one she had most consistently
ignored; and all his wife's efforts to represent him as a man of forceful character and marked intellectual ability (if he had only "chosen") had been met with a derisive chuckle.
Everything seems to have happened to his hands that could possibly take place consistently
with the retention of all the fingers, for they are notched, and seamed, and crumpled all over.
To Catherine's simple feelings, this odd sort of reserve seemed neither kindly meant, nor consistently
supported; and its unkindness she would hardly have forborne pointing out, had its inconsistency been less their friend; but Anne and Maria soon set her heart at ease by the sagacity of their "I know what"; and the evening was spent in a sort of war of wit, a display of family ingenuity, on one side in the mystery of an affected secret, on the other of undefined discovery, all equally acute.
He is fond of pleasure, consistently
, I mean, with all his labors, thanks to the youthfulness he still retains; but this protracted youth will disappear at the approach of the first serious annoyance, or at the first illness he may experience.
When you forget to take the sail at all, then the wind is consistently
in your favour both ways.
In spite of the complaints of the French as to the nonobservance of the rules, in spite of the fact that to some highly placed Russians it seemed rather disgraceful to fight with a cudgel and they wanted to assume a pose en quarte or en tierce according to all the rules, and to make an adroit thrust en prime, and so on- the cudgel of the people's war was lifted with all its menacing and majestic strength, and without consulting anyone's tastes or rules and regardless of anything else, it rose and fell with stupid simplicity, but consistently
, and belabored the French till the whole invasion had perished.
The glorious past, in which men and women grew to unexampled size, intruded too much upon the present, and dwarfed it too consistently
, to be altogether encouraging to one forced to make her experiment in living when the great age was dead.
His interest, after all, is, consistently
, that of the moralist (in no narrow sense) who deals, from predilection, with the sort of literary work which stirs men--stirs their intellect-- through feeling; and with that literature, especially, as looked at through the means by which it became capable of thus commanding men.
On the march, or during halts, Dian refused consistently
to notice me--when her eyes wandered in my direction she looked either over my head or directly through me.