Each picture told a story; mysterious often to my undeveloped understanding and imperfect feelings, yet ever profoundly
interesting: as interesting as the tales Bessie sometimes narrated on winter evenings, when she chanced to be in good humour; and when, having brought her ironing-table to the nursery hearth, she allowed us to sit about it, and while she got up Mrs.
I am so profoundly
interested in its miserable inhabitants.
We found the coach very near at hand, and got upon the roof; but I was so dead sleepy, that when we stopped on the road to take up somebody else, they put me inside where there were no passengers, and where I slept profoundly
, until I found the coach going at a footpace up a steep hill among green leaves.
At this moment a squire, clothed in a threadbare vestment, (for the aspirants after this holy Order wore during their noviciate the cast-off garments of the knights,) entered the garden, and, bowing profoundly
before the Grand Master, stood silent, awaiting his permission ere he presumed to tell his errand.
It was a story that profoundly
interested Silver; and Ben Gunn, the half-idiot maroon, was the hero from beginning to end.
This was the moment to enter his house through the third cellar; and I resolved to take with me that poor little desperate viscount, who, at the first suggestion, accepted, with an amount of confidence in myself that touched me profoundly
Carty was taken by his father to the shop where the bells were made, and he was profoundly
impressed by the magical strength of a big magnet, that picked up heavy weights as though they were feathers.
This man, so profoundly
astute, hypocritical, and sly; this Cromwell of the Val-Noble,--behaves in his home as he behaves to the aristocracy, whom he caresses in hopes to throttle them.
It seemed to John as though Alan attached importance to this departure of the cab; and John, who was in no state to criticise, shared profoundly
in the feeling.
Then sleep overpowered me, and I stretched myself on my couch of zostera, and slept profoundly
, whilst the Nautilus was gliding rapidly through the current of the Black River.
The young woman, who was seated aft, was profoundly
affected as she looked out upon the ocean, darkening now with the twilight, on which she had ventured in so frail a vessel.
In some indefinable way the black face thus flashed upon me shocked me profoundly
As I went with them the memory of my confident anticipations of a profoundly
grave and intellectual posterity came, with irresistible merriment, to my mind.
I stared, astonished, and stirred profoundly
by the man's resolution.
Her mouth was small and rosy; and although her underlip, like that of all princes of the House of Austria, protruded slightly beyond the other, it was eminently lovely in its smile, but as profoundly
disdainful in its contempt.