The expedition was typical of Miss Bartlett, who would return cold, tired, hungry, and angelic
, with a ruined skirt, a pulpy Baedeker, and a tickling cough in her throat.
Tell a girl she is an angel, only more angelic
than an angel; that she is a goddess, only more graceful, queenly, and heavenly than the average goddess; that she is more fairy-like than Titania, more beautiful than Venus, more enchanting than Parthenope; more adorable, lovely, and radiant, in short, than any other woman that ever did live, does live, or could live, and you will make a very favorable impression upon her trusting little heart.
At this passionate declaration, the gypsy raised to the dirty ceiling which served for the skies a glance full of angelic
Oh, Colia, your mother has an angelic
spirit, an angelic
As a sort of atonement she wrote 'Day after Day,' the story of a dismal and joyless orphan, who dies to the sound of angelic
music, faint and farheard, filling the whole chamber.
She seemed to have absolutely nothing to say to this sweet, smiling, angelic
old lady who was patting her hand so kindly.
Mary's white muslin dress suited her particularly well, and she seemed the personification of innocence and love as she sat, now bending her head, now gazing up at the very tall and handsome man who was speaking to her with particular tenderness and self-restraint, as if he feared by word or gesture to offend or sully her angelic
When the moment came to descend in order to follow the guards, Cornelius sought with his eyes the angelic
look of Rosa, but he saw, behind the swords and halberds, only a form lying outstretched near a wooden bench, and a deathlike face half covered with long golden locks.
After ten hopeless minutes of it, Daylight slipped off and tightened the martingale, whereupon Bob gave an exhibition of angelic
But the face of the child was innocently radiant with an angelic
Of the Messiah I have heard foretold By all the Prophets; of thy birth, at length Announced by Gabriel, with the first I knew, And of the angelic
song in Bethlehem field, On thy birth-night, that sung thee Saviour born.
Well, then, I'll take you at your word,' she answered, with a most angelic
smile, returning the odious money to her purse - 'but remember
The Christian religion," he said, "was instituted for much nobler purposes, than to enforce a lesson which many heathen philosophers had taught us long before, and which, though it might perhaps be called a moral virtue, savoured but little of that sublime, Christian-like disposition, that vast elevation of thought, in purity approaching to angelic
perfection, to be attained, expressed, and felt only by grace.
On hearing this word, Felix came up hastily to the lady, who, when she saw him, threw up her veil, and I beheld a countenance of angelic
beauty and expression.
A beautiful expression, an angelic
expression, came over it.