But these unfailing
signs of the supernatural are partly concealed and greatly softened by the abundant foliage of a large vine overrunning the entire structure.
Her pleasant voice suited him, her patience was unfailing
, her time of no apparent value, and her eager good-will was very comforting.
He was a large, powerful man, prone to sudden rushes of anger over little things, and of unfailing
good-humor under the stress and strain of big things.
For Locrus truly was leader of the Lelegian people, whom Zeus the Son of Cronos, whose wisdom is unfailing
, gave to Deucalion, stones gathered out of the earth.
When the gray November weather came, and hung its soft dark clouds low and unbroken over the brown of the ploughed fields and the vivid emerald of the stretches of winter corn, the heavy stillness weighed my heart down to a forlorn yearning after the pleasant things of childhood, the petting, the comforting, the warming faith in the unfailing
wisdom of elders.
We meant it in kindness - we couldn't bear to see the poor fellow so miserable:- and besides, he was such a damper upon us, sitting there silent and glum, when he was under the threefold influence - of the loss of his sweetheart, the loss of his fortune, and the reaction of the lost night's debauch; whereas, when he had something in him, if he was not merry himself, he was an unfailing
source of merriment to us.
In the interval before the inquest, Poirot was unfailing
in his activity.
The men presided over everything with unfailing
Maud was all this to me, an unfailing
, source of strength and courage.
Vronsky's life was particularly happy in that he had a code of principles, which defined with unfailing
certitude what he ought and what he ought not to do.
It was necessary that I should return without delay to Geneva, there to watch over the lives of those I so fondly loved and to lie in wait for the murderer, that if any chance led me to the place of his concealment, or if he dared again to blast me by his presence, I might, with unfailing
aim, put an end to the existence of the monstrous image which I had endued with the mockery of a soul still more monstrous.
Crept--always she crept, about the house, from weary bed to weary chair and back again through long days and weeks of torment, never complaining, though her unfailing
smile was twisted with pain, and the wise gray eyes, still wise and gray, were grown unutterably larger and profoundly deep.
By a devious route, but with unfailing
precision, they had come homing back to the same old subject.
I stretched my hand with the feeling of a man reaching for an unfailing
panacea, took up a fresh bottle and unrolled the wrapper, noticing as I did so that the ends, both top and bottom, had come unsealed.
Dissatisfied with the pacific aspect of a face which had no more than the faintest hint of flaxen eyebrow, together with a pair of amiable blue-gray eyes and round pink cheeks that refused to look formidable, let him frown as he would before the looking-glass (Philip had once told him of a man who had a horseshoe frown, and Tom had tried with all his frowning might to make a horseshoe on his forehead), he had had recourse to that unfailing
source of the terrible, burnt cork, and had made himself a pair of black eyebrows that met in a satisfactory manner over his nose, and were matched by a less carefully adjusted blackness about the chin.