From father to son, they clung to the ancestral house with singular
tenacity of home attachment.
When the marquis turned to his friend as if to share with him his amazement at the sight of this singular
creature, he found him stretched on the ground as if dead.
I learned, moreover, at intervals, and through broken and equivocal hints, another singular
feature of his mental condition.
Still, in spite of all, you must admit that this Count of Monte Cristo is a most singular
So brilliant was the spectacle that few took notice of a singular
phenomenon that had marked its entrance.
In its career through this vast and singular
defile, Snake River is upward of three hundred yards wide, and as clear as spring water.
To these were added an aspiring spirit that always looked upwards; a genius bold, fertile, and expansive; a sagacity quick to grasp and convert every circumstance to its advantage, and a singular
and never wavering confidence of signal success.
She wore a hat of singular
gracefulness, and abundantly laden with flowers, such as never grew in the rude soil of New England, but which, with all their fanciful luxuriance, had a natural truth that it seemed impossible for the most fertile imagination to have attained without copying from real prototypes.
My lord, some strange, Some singular
mistake -- misunderstanding -- Hath without doubt arisen: thou hast been urged Thereby, in heat of anger, to address Some words most unaccountable, in writing, To me, Castiglione; the bearer being Baldazzar, Duke of Surrey.
The officer stated the rules of the post, and refused to comply with the order of this singular
Among my headings under this one twelve months I find an account of the adventure of the Paradol Chamber, of the Amateur Mendicant Society, who held a luxurious club in the lower vault of a furniture warehouse, of the facts connected with the loss of the British barque "Sophy Anderson", of the singular
adventures of the Grice Patersons in the island of Uffa, and finally of the Camberwell poisoning case.
And certainly, there is a kind of conveying, of effectual and imprinting passages amongst compliments, which is of singular
use, if a man can hit upon it.
They led, however, in an indirect fashion to a singular
and complex problem which gave my friend an opportunity of demonstrating the value of a fresh weapon among the many with which he waged his life-long battle against crime.
To my mind the most interesting thing in art is the personality of the artist; and if that is singular
, I am willing to excuse a thousand faults.
Again, it is certain that the archdeacon had been seized with a singular
passion for the symbolical door of Notre- Dame, that page of a conjuring book written in stone, by Bishop Guillaume de Paris, who has, no doubt, been damned for having affixed so infernal a frontispiece to the sacred poem chanted by the rest of the edifice.