It was pleasant to see Dot, with her little figure, and her baby in her arms: a very doll of a baby: glancing with a coquettish thoughtfulness
at the fire, and inclining her delicate little head just enough on one side to let it rest in an odd, half-natural, half-affected, wholly nestling and agreeable manner, on the great rugged figure of the Carrier.
In that judgment the local historian from whose unpublished work these facts are compiled had the thoughtfulness
to signify his concurrence.
a serious mouth, a tall figure, thin, or perhaps wasted, like that of a man just recovering from illness, and finally, a bearing that was midway between the indolence of a mere idler and the thoughtfulness
of a busy man.
And I assure you I appreciate your kindness and thoughtfulness
just as much as if it had turned out all right.
He too is no longer a boy--less of a boy, in fact, than Tom, if one may judge from the thoughtfulness of his face, which is somewhat paler, too, than one could wish; but his figure, though slight, is well knit and active, and all his old timidity has disappeared, and is replaced by silent, quaint fun, with which his face twinkles all over, as he listens to the broken talk between the other two, in which he joins every now and then.
And so the Doctor, at the beginning of the next half-year, looked out the best of the new boys, and separated you and East, and put the young boy into your study, in the hope that when you had somebody to lean on you, you would begin to stand a little steadier yourself, and get manliness and thoughtfulness.
At first his countenance was illuminated with pleasure, but as he continued, thoughtfulness
and sadness succeeded; at length, laying aside the instrument, he sat absorbed in reflection.
Tenderly and gradually, the memory of the old walks and drives dawned upon her, and the poor weary pining eyes looked at Marian and at me with a new interest, with a faltering thoughtfulness
in them, which from that moment we cherished and kept alive.
The figure of his brother-in-law remained imperceptible to him because of the morose thoughtfulness
that lately had fallen like a veil between Mr Verloc and the appearances of the world of senses.
said Rachael, with another gentle touch upon his arm, as if to recall him out of the thoughtfulness
, in which he was biting the long ends of his loose neckerchief as he walked along.
That,' added Mr Plornish, dwelling on the subject with a slow thoughtfulness
that appeared to have no connection with any specific object, and to lead him nowhere, 'that is about what they are, you may believe me or not, as you think proper.
Moss was standing alone at the door of the old porch; she had sent all the cousins in, with kind thoughtfulness
Whereupon the brother and sister took each a noisy pinch of snuff from the little tin box, and fell into a gloomy thoughtfulness
Throughout his life he has been the same person, one of kindliness and thoughtfulness
Moreover, as a Shrewsbury resident, I appreciate Hannah's thoughtfulness
on fiscal responsibility and restraint.