I proceeded for many paces; but still all was blackness and vacancy
When the horse of the latter reached the spot where the highway fell toward the valley, the eye of Marmaduke rested, it is true, on the same scene that had, ten minutes before, been so soothing to the feelings of his daughter and her friend, as they emerged from the forest; but it rested in vacancy
No, I only ferret out things that may be of some use to me," was the unexpected reply, uttered with an air of perfect vacancy
and swallowed by Mr.
For several minutes he sat rigidly as a statue of marble; his eyes seeming, in the intense vacancy
of their gaze, to be turned inward and absorbed in the contemplation of his own miserable, murderous soul.
He only let her see for the present, while they walked through the great blank rooms, that absolute vacancy
reigned and that, from top to bottom, there was nothing but Mrs.
there is now another vacancy
open which entitles a member of the League to a salary of 4 pounds a week for purely nominal services.
Another sort is, when [1292b] the magistrates are men of very small fortune, who upon any vacancy
do themselves fill it up: and if they do this out of the community at large, the state approaches to an aristocracy; if out of any particular class of people, it will be an oligarchy.
The Colonel stared into vacancy
, and I wondered whether anyone could be quite so innocent of guile as he looked.
The chartered accountants whom Albert Nixon had employed for thirty years happened to have a vacancy
for an articled pupil, and would take Philip for a fee of three hundred pounds.
She always told the story gazing into vacancy
, so that David thought it was really happening somewhere up the Broad Walk, and when she came to its great moments her little bosom heaved.
She turned away and sat in a low chair, her hands clasped behind her head, her eyes fixed upon vacancy
To create a vacancy
without nominating a successor.
Had a vacancy
occurred in the post office at that time, I should have jumped at it.
Whether Jones gave strict attention to all the foregoing harangue, or whether it was for want of any vacancy
in the discourse, I cannot determine; but he never once attempted to answer, nor did she once stop till Partridge came running into the room, and informed him that the great lady was upon the stairs.
Wilcox about you, as I promised, and am sorry to say that he has no vacancy