It is a curious thing, by the bye, for which I am quite unable to account, that these weird creatures-- the females, I mean--had in the earlier days of my stay an instinctive sense of their own repulsive clumsiness, and displayed
in consequence a more than human regard for the decency and decorum of extensive costume.
For these one looked much more anxiously than for the charms of nature, which every where were so profusely displayed
The rule applies very strongly in the case of secondary sexual characters, when displayed
in any unusual manner.
It is clear that knowledge is displayed
by accuracy of response to certain kinds of stimuli, e.
A golden sugar-bowl was crowned with violets, earrings set with Alencon stones were displayed
on green moss, and two Chinese screens with their bright landscapes were near by.