Not the gross immobility of a Sphinx proposing roadside riddles but the finer immobility, almost sacred, of a fateful
figure seated at the very source of the passions that have moved men from the dawn of ages.
In France and Belgium he had lived through fateful
hours, carrying more than once his life in his hands.
I look out at the sunrise--that fateful
sunrise which will shine upon an unpeopled world.
Far from misleading him, as he supposed, his fancy might have been employed to better purpose, if it had taken a higher flight still--and had associated Emily with the fateful
gloom of tragedy, in place of the brighter interest of romance.
Two women in different parts of the city, and entirely unknown to each other, caused him considerable annoyance by breaking forth, simultaneously, at fateful
intervals, into wailings about marriage and support and infants.
Twice I have been back, seeking for that fateful
spot in the hills, but unable to find it.
It glowed with what seemed to me a mysterious and fateful
On they rode, and on, until, at last, topping a ridge, they looked down upon the fateful
Little did I dream the fateful
part Jackson's arm was to play in my life.
Then in thought Byron goes over all that took place that fateful
Especially did the Queen's class gird up their loins for the fray, for at the end of the coming year, dimly shadowing their pathway already, loomed up that fateful
thing known as "the Entrance," at the thought of which one and all felt their hearts sink into their very shoes.
A day came at last, however, a fateful
day for the poor girl, when the young countess (who was married by this time) discovered La Fosseuse arrayed in one of her ball dresses, and dancing before a mirror.
At any rate he turned up, as the governess expected him to do, and the Fynes saw him pass through the fateful
It came slowly, but when it came it worked like a powerful spell; it was love as the Ancients understood it: an irresistible and fateful
impulse-- a possession
Sombre is human life, and as yet without meaning: a buffoon may be fateful