A common and natural result of an undue respect for the law is, that you may see a file of soldiers, colonel, captain, corporal, privates, powder-monkeys, and all, marching in admirable
order over hill and dale to the wars, against their wills, ay, against their common sense and consciences, which makes it very steep marching indeed, and produces a palpitation of the heart.
I was impressed as if some ancient and altogether admirable
and shining family had settled there in that part of the land called Concord, unknown to me--to whom the sun was servant--who had not gone into society in the village--who had not been called on.
I was impatient to see what this was; and to show, too, how much more admirable
was the one which I should display to the Examining Board.
A rare fellow, indeed; an admirable
fellow, as you have said
He took a rest and then swelled himself up and fetched a succession of admirable
And with this admirable
discretion did she defer the assurance of her finding their mutual relatives more disagreeable than ever, and of her being particularly disgusted with his mother, till they were more in private.
She was slender, and apparently scarcely past girlhood: an admirable
form, and the most exquisite little face that I have ever had the pleasure of beholding; small features, very fair; flaxen ringlets, or rather golden, hanging loose on her delicate neck; and eyes, had they been agreeable in expression, that would have been irresistible: fortunately for my susceptible heart, the only sentiment they evinced hovered between scorn and a kind of desperation, singularly unnatural to be detected there.
Magdalen was no judge of the admirable
correctness with which the accounts inside were all kept; but she could estimate the neatness of the handwriting, the regularity in the rows of figures, the mathematical exactness of the ruled lines in red and black ink, the cleanly absence of blots, stains, or erasures.
Attorney-General) was prepared to hear some disparagement attempted of this admirable
servant; but that, in a general way, he preferred him to his (Mr.
It's an admirable
piece of workmanship - firm as a rock
And now, after these admirable
reflections, I am about to make such "art" as I can of another man's tragedy, as will appear in the next chapter.
fellow literally slaved in my interest, and so, I may say, did everyone in Bristol, as soon as they got wind of the port we sailed for--treasure, I mean.
I had not yet been a year in this country before I contracted such a love and veneration for the inhabitants, that I entered on a firm resolution never to return to humankind, but to pass the rest of my life among these admirable
HOUYHNHNMS, in the contemplation and practice of every virtue, where I could have no example or incitement to vice.
The four first were the more fortunate, who though they were detained some time by the Turkish bassa, were dismissed at the request of the emperor, who sent him a zebra, or wild ass, a creature of large size and admirable
He wound up the coast towards the west: then, fording some torrents, he gained the high plain that was bordered with admirable