If he be of the ordinary class of readers, he has either never seen those remote districts at all, or he has wandered through those desolate regions in the course of a summer tour, eating bad dinners, sleeping on truckle beds, stalking from desolation to desolation, and fully prepared to believe the strangest things that could be told him of a people, wild and extravagant enough to be attached to scenery
The rocky vine-clad cliffs on one side tower almost perpendicularly from their base to the height of at least fifteen hundred feet; while across the vale--in striking contrast to the scenery
opposite--grass-grown elevations rise one above another in blooming terraces.
Everything in this magical country seems to border on the marvellous,” said Elizabeth; “and, among all the changes, this is certainly not the least wonderful, The actors are as unique as the scenery
Many parts of our best plays are independent of scenery
Mimes, in the form of God on high, Mutter and mumble low, And hither and thither fly - Mere puppets they, who come and go At bidding of vast formless things That shift the scenery
to and fro, Flapping from out their Condor wings Invisible Wo !
If you dined with the Lovell Mingotts you got canvas-back and terrapin and vintage wines; at Adeline Archer's you could talk about Alpine scenery
and "The Marble Faun"; and luckily the Archer Madeira had gone round the Cape.
A day or two will be spent here, enjoying the fruit and wild scenery
of these islands, and the voyage continued, and Gibraltar reached in three or four days.
Round Clifton Hampden, itself a wonderfully pretty village, old- fashioned, peaceful, and dainty with flowers, the river scenery
is rich and beautiful.
Her Westmorland scenery
is more than a mere background; its spiritual and, as it were, personal hold on persons, as understood by the great poet of the Lakes, is seen actually at work, in the formation, in the refining, of character.
All would go well at the start, the reflections were accepted with a little nod of the head, the descriptions of scenery
as ruts on the road that must be got over at a walking pace (my mother did not care for scenery
, and that is why there is so little of it in my books).
You remember that in the Morality plays there was no scenery
I'm afeared it's mighty dusty here today--but there's no need of looking at dust when you can look at such scenery
, is there?
On the east coast, south of the Strait, broken park-like scenery
in a like manner connects these two countries, which are opposed to each other in almost every feature.
On the stage the scenery
was necessarily very simple.
There are scenes of all sorts; some dreadful combats, some grand and lofty horse-riding, some scenes of high life, and some of very middling indeed; some love-making for the sentimental, and some light comic business; the whole accompanied by appropriate scenery
and brilliantly illuminated with the Author's own candles.