The carelessness of her attitude
seemed to him rather masculine than feminine.
There had been no indication in von Horn's attitude
toward the girl that he loved her.
There was a certain rude, though chivalrous grandeur in the act; and it marked not only the beginning of a lifelong devotion and loyalty on the part of Shandy toward his young master, but was prophetic of the attitude
which Norman of Torn was to inspire in all the men who served him during the long years that saw thousands pass the barbicans of Torn to crave a position beneath his grim banner.
When he paused to contemplate the attitude
of the police toward himself and his fellows, he believed that they were the only men in the city who had no rights.
Brewer, who had observed them at the same moment, was leaning forward in an attitude
of rapt attention, horribly pale.
A man of the present period, in Sir Patrick's position, would have struck an attitude
of (what is called) chivalrous respect; and would have addressed Anne in a tone of ready-made sympathy, which it was simply impossible for a stranger really to feel.
But the permanent interest of his thirty years of political life consists chiefly in his share in the three great questions, roughly successive in time, of what may be called England's foreign policy, namely the treatment of the English colonies in America, the treatment of the native population of the English empire in India, and the attitude
of England toward the French Revolution.
Haigha replied eagerly, coming in front of Alice to introduce her, and spreading out both his hands towards her in an Anglo-Saxon attitude
And again there are those who love attitudes
, and think that virtue is a sort of attitude
And now - well, I find even your attitude
a little difficult to understand.
But when Love heard that awful confession from Beauty that she was married already, he bounced up from his attitude
of humility on the carpet, uttering exclamations which caused poor little Beauty to be more frightened than she was when she made her avowal.
Moreover, his attitude
to Kitty in the past--the attitude
of a grown-up person to a child, arising from his friendship with her brother--seemed to him yet another obstacle to love.
James Harthouse continued to lounge in the same place and attitude
, smoking his cigar in his own easy way, and looking pleasantly at the whelp, as if he knew himself to be a kind of agreeable demon who had only to hover over him, and he must give up his whole soul if required.
They settled back into reposeful attitudes
with airs of having accepted the matter.
These Greek capitals, black with age, and quite deeply graven in the stone, with I know not what signs peculiar to Gothic caligraphy imprinted upon their forms and upon their attitudes
, as though with the purpose of revealing that it had been a hand of the Middle Ages which had inscribed them there, and especially the fatal and melancholy meaning contained in them, struck the author deeply.