Earlier in the evening he had had a telephone conference with the Ancient Mariner, who had reported only progress with an exceptionally
strong nibble that very day from a retired quack doctor.
We always took another drink when we saw it going up from the dead and dying, and usually we took two or three more drinks, mixing them exceptionally
We know that Ernest Everhard was an exceptionally
strong man, but not so exceptional as his wife thought him to be.
It must, however, be confessed that we cannot understand, excepting on vague hypotheses, several facts with respect to the sterility of hybrids; for instance, the unequal fertility of hybrids produced from reciprocal crosses; or the increased sterility in those hybrids which occasionally and exceptionally
resemble closely either pure parent.
Flora de Barral was not exceptionally
intelligent but she was thoroughly feminine.
My health was not very good; the winter was cold and exceptionally
rainy; and the small inn in which I lived was so close to the water that at night my sleep would be disturbed if the sea were high.
And the doctor began scientifically explaining to the princess, as an exceptionally
intelligent woman, the condition of the young princess, and concluded by insisting on the drinking of the waters, which were certainly harmless.
Three of the guests at the birthday dinner--and those three all exceptionally
intelligent people--were out of my reach, at the very time when it was most important to be able to communicate with them.
Chained to a desk in the thick of four millions of men, he considered himself the victim of an ironic fate - the same, no doubt, which had brought about his marriage with a woman exceptionally
sensitive in the matter of colonial climate, besides other limitations testifying to the delicacy of her nature - and her tastes.
A cross swell had set in from the direction of Formosa Channel about ten o'clock, without disturbing these passengers much, because the Nan-Shan, with her flat bottom, rolling chocks on bilges, and great breadth of beam, had the reputation of an exceptionally
steady ship in a sea-way.
I had neither the simplicity nor the courage nor the self-possession to be a scoundrel, or an exceptionally
Even in this temple of good intentions, an exceptionally
sharp boy exceptionally
determined to learn, could learn something, and, having learned it, could impart it much better than the teachers; as being more knowing than they, and not at the disadvantage in which they stood towards the shrewder pupils.
My health forbade me from venturing out unless the weather was exceptionally
genial, and I had no friends who would call upon me and break the monotony of my daily existence.
Still, he carried himself with martial erectness, had his clothes scrupulously brushed, and his trousers tightly strapped; and on the Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, when he came to Tom, he was always inspired with gin and old memories, which gave him an exceptionally
spirited air, as of a superannuated charger who hears the drum.
On an exceptionally
hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S.