My illness has made me think-- It has given me leisure and calmness for serious
This is a far more serious
matter than any of you suppose.
When you penetrate deeply into a country, it is serious
It may have been his extreme good-nature, the serious
, unsmiling good-nature of a fat, swarthy man with coal-black moustache and steady eyes; but he might have been a bit of a diplomatist, too.
She would not have him be serious
, and yet what could excuse the use of such words and offers, if they meant but to trifle?
You have some serious
cause of complaint against Madame.
I cannot easily resolve on anything so serious
as marriage; especially as I am not at present in want of money, and might perhaps, till the old gentleman's death, be very little benefited by the match.
Is the killing of a mongoose--no matter by whom--so serious
a thing as all that?
Of course it doesn't much matter to you, but to me it's so serious
, so intensely serious
Before the countess could answer, Prince Andrew entered the room with an agitated and serious
I only wish that she were English instead of American, and that Maiyo would take a serious
fancy to her.
I have never been more serious
in my life," he insisted.
Ellmother's sudden departure from the cottage--was not only of serious
importance in itself, but pointed to a startling conclusion.
Under the circumstances, if I had been left to decide for myself, I should certainly have waited until I had saved a little money before I ventured on the serious
expense of taking a house and studio at the west end of London.
Now, for the first time, impressed by her irresistible earnestness, he began to consider what he was about from a more serious
point of view.