I know, my dear Watson, that you share my love of all that is bizarre and outside the conventions and humdrum routine of everyday
Let us not dismiss it as if it were some mere trivial, everyday
But papas and mammas, and brothers, and intimate friends are a good deal gone by, to most of the frequenters of Bath -- and the honest relish of balls and plays, and everyday
sights, is past with them.
Everything about this highway marked it as the work of skilled engineers, and I was confident, from the indications of antiquity which it bore, as well as from the very evident signs of its being still in everyday
use, that it must lead to one of the principal cities of Kaol.
There were a number of students of the various faculties, but most of the men were clerks or assistants in shops; they wore their everyday
clothes, ready-made tweeds or queer tail-coats, and their hats, for they had brought them in with them, and when they danced there was no place to put them but their heads.
While saying good- bye to his friends he recollected asking one of them some very usual everyday
question, and being much interested in the answer.
The next day there was added to his growing disillusionment a third ugly impression, trivial indeed to describe, a mere necessary everyday
incident of a state of war, but very distressing to his urbanised imagination.
Since, in the case of the most of these visits, there had been no notice given in advance that a stranger was expected, I had the advantage of seeing the real, everyday
life of the people.
Beneath his smile Rostov saw in him the mood he had shown at the Club dinner and at other times, when as if tired of everyday
life he had felt a need to escape from it by some strange, and usually cruel, action.
They were just everyday
questions like these, and when you could not answer them you were told to make a cross; and it was really dreadful what a number of crosses even John made.
I'd write of people and places like I knew, and I'd make my characters talk everyday
English; and I'd let the sun rise and set in the usual quiet way without much fuss over the fact.
His Majesty was flattered, and, with the air of one to whom the signing of treaties and concessions is an everyday
affair, affixed a thick, black cross upon the spot indicated.
Exciting the crowd would have been to untravelled humans of civilization, and exciting it was to Jerry; although to Tom Haggin and Captain Van Horn it was a mere commonplace of everyday
When I had done, the poor girl, in the extremity of her forlornness and distress, forgot all the little maidenly conventionalities and young-lady-like restraints of everyday
life--and, in a burst of natural grief and honest confiding helplessness, hid her face on my bosom, and cried there as if she were a child again, and I was the mother to whom she had been used to look for comfort.
But when a serious emergency tried the metal of which she was really made, the people who were loudest in laughing at her stood aghast, and wondered what had become of the familiar companion of their everyday