They would take neither the glow of passion nor the tenderness of sentiment
, but retained all the rigidity of dead corpses, and stared me in the face with a fixed and ghastly grin of contemptuous defiance.
The first mentioned was, that, regardless of the sentiments
of either, I had detached Mr.
The habits and sentiments
of that departed people were too distinct from those of their successors to find much real sympathy.
The Poetic Sentiment
, of course, may develop itself in various modes --in Painting, in Sculpture, in Architecture, in the Dance -- very especially in Music -- and very peculiarly, and with a wide field, in the com position of the Landscape Garden.
This profound sentiment
, the life itself of the two old people, animated their every thought.
In the strife of ferocious parties, human nature always finds itself cherished; as the children of the convicts at Botany Bay are found to have as healthy a moral sentiment
as other children.
He constantly endeavours to bring his language nearer to the real language of men; but it is to the real language of men, not on the dead level of their ordinary intercourse, but in certain select moments of vivid sensation, when this language is winnowed and ennobled by sentiment
You think to escape," he said, in the deadly, expressionless monotone of his kind--the only possible result of orally expressing reason uninfluenced by sentiment
It was the first intimation which Aynesworth had received of his companion's sentiments
as regards the other sex.
It stirred no love nor longing in his heart; it came unattended with pleasant memories of a golden past--inspired no sentiment
of any kind; all the finer emotions were swallowed up in fear.
To a people of this nature the Homeric epos would be inacceptable, and the post-Homeric epic, with its conventional atmosphere, its trite and hackneyed diction, and its insincere sentiment
, would be anathema.
Nature, uncontainable, flowing, forelooking, in the first sentiment
of kindness anticipates already a benevolence which shall lose all particular regards in its general light.
The dark object of the conspiracy into which the chiefs of the Osborne family had entered, was quite ignorant of all their plans regarding her (which, strange to say, her friend and chaperon did not divulge), and, taking all the young ladies' flattery for genuine sentiment
, and being, as we have before had occasion to show, of a very warm and impetuous nature, responded to their affection with quite a tropical ardour.
Admiration was a sentiment
unknown to her (it was one of the secret griefs of her most noble husband against her) - first, as always more or less tainted with mediocrity, and next as being in a way an admission of inferiority.
I'll give you, Fred,' said his friend, stirring the mixture, 'a little sentiment
appropriate to the occasion.