In the meanwhile, the bustling Prior of Jorvaulx had reminded Prince John, in a whisper, that the victor must now display his good judgment, instead of his valour, by selecting from among the beauties who graced the galleries a lady, who should fill the throne of the Queen of Beauty and of Love, and deliver the prize of the tourney upon the ensuing day.
The same anxiety did the worthy Jew display during every course that was run, seldom failing to hazard a hasty calculation concerning the value of the horse and armour which was forfeited to the champion upon each new success.
I hear mass every day; I share my substance with the poor, making no display
of good works, lest I let hypocrisy and vainglory, those enemies that subtly take possession of the most watchful heart, find an entrance into mine.
But in America, the coins current being the sole arms of the aristocracy, their display
may be said, in general, to be the sole means of the aristocratic distinction; and the populace, looking always upward for models,,are insensibly led to confound the two entirely separate ideas of magnificence and beauty.
I myself am Thoroughly Educated, and I say that puns display
Nothing abashed him, nor was he appalled by the display
and culture and power around him.
persuaded that any further display
of valor by my troops will bring
Marilla Cuthbert, you don't mean to say that you are upholding her in such a terrible display
of temper as we've just seen?
My dear Gilbert, I wish you would try to be a little more amiable,' said my mother one morning after some display of unjustifiable ill-humour on my part.
We had not met since the evening of the tea-party; but there was no visible emotion either of pleasure or pain, no attempt at pathos, no display of injured pride: she was cool in temper, civil in demeanour.
He then rang his bell, and ordered an elderly woman-servant to rise immediately, and come to him; and in the meantime was so eager in contemplating the beauty of innocence, appearing in those lively colours with which infancy and sleep always display
it, that his thoughts were too much engaged to reflect that he was in his shirt when the matron came in.
A young woman of a modest and pleasing guise was standing before a show window gazing with sprightly interest at its display
of shaving mugs and inkstands, and two yards from the window a large policeman of severe demeanour leaned against a water plug.
Passing along Sutter Street, her eye was attracted by a display
in the small window of a small shop.
A modest little hired chariot and pair was also frequently to be seen there; in alighting from and entering which vehicle, Miss Fanny fluttered the Marshal's daughters by the display
of inaccessible bonnets.
Pickwick found that his three companions had risen, and were waiting his arrival to commence breakfast, which was ready laid in tempting display