I laugh at him now and then, but the next moment I wish I had not, for he looks so grave I am ashamed of being frivolous
through a door that was always open, and a looped- back yellow damask portiere) the unexpected vista of a bedroom with a huge low bed upholstered like a sofa, and a toilet-table with frivolous
lace flounces and a gilt-framed mirror.
Thus grows up Fashion, an equivocal semblance, the most puissant, the most fantastic and frivolous
, the most feared and followed, and which morals and violence assault in vain.
I know you think me a shocking, conceited, frivolous
girl; but then, you know, I don't attribute it ALL to my personal attractions: I give some praise to the hairdresser, and some to my exquisitely lovely dress--you must see it to-morrow--white gauze over pink satin--and so SWEETLY made
The old fellow wondered a little that the morose old master of fence should, at his time in life, indulge in frivolous
escapades more befitting the younger sprigs of gentility, but, then, what concern was it of his?
Grant -- don't approve of Jonas, because he laughs and jokes -- and because he evidently likes the society of frivolous
me better than theirs.
Prince Maiyo has no room in his life for such frivolous
creatures as women.
When I was a young man, I was frivolous
simply when I felt inclined to turn from the big things of life for purposes of relaxation.
He considered the attitude of the Marchioness unjustifiably frivolous
After what Francine had said to him, this shallow and frivolous
man no longer resisted the all-absorbing influence of love.
A sudden lull took place, for, though Polly, did not raise her voice, it was full of indignant emotion, and the most frivolous
girl there felt a little thrill of sympathy; for the most utterly fashionable life does not kill the heart out of women, till years of selfish pleasure have passed over their heads.
I trust your time will not be entirely wasted in frivolous
sports, however," added Aunt Jane, sailing out of the room with the air of a martyr.
Of course, it must be remembered that along with such frivolous
occupations I was trying to get work as wop, lumper, and roustabout.
In my humble opinion, the true characteristic of the present beau monde is rather folly than vice, and the only epithet which it deserves is that of frivolous
Thy silent pride is always counter to their taste; they rejoice if once thou be humble enough to be frivolous