'But don't you know it is extremely wicked to do such things?
I was glad when that was over, and she took her bedroom candlestick and retired to rest; for though I wished to be pleased with her, her company was extremely irksome to me; and I could not help feeling that she was cold, grave, and forbidding--the very opposite of the kind, warm-hearted matron my hopes had depicted her to be.
I had called him up on deck to help me consider our extremely
The principal quadrupeds that had been seen by the colonists in their various expeditions were the stag, fallow deer, hart, black and grizzly bear, antelope, ahsahta or bighorn, beaver, sea and river otter, muskrat, fox, wolf, and panther, the latter extremely
In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation where I had ample means of investigation, there was a large and extremely barren heath, which had never been touched by the hand of man; but several hundred acres of exactly the same nature had been enclosed twenty-five years previously and planted with Scotch fir.
Yet the heath was so extremely barren and so extensive that no one would ever have imagined that cattle would have so closely and effectually searched it for food.
Miss Campbell always was absolutely plainbut extremely
elegant and amiable."
well; that is, I do not believe many people are acquainted with him, because Combe Magna is so far off; but they all think him extremely
agreeable I assure you.
'It is an extremely proud and pleasant thing, sir, to be an antediluvian,' said the old lady.
The effect is very like that of an old cathedral yard in England; and when their branches are in full leaf, must be extremely picturesque.
I wrung that from his mother--a very decent sort of woman-- from whom, indeed, I chiefly learnt how serious the matter had become, and so determined to ride out here to-day, and hold a parley with you on this neutral ground.--You're stouter than you used to be, Haredale, but you look extremely well.'
Fie, fie!' returned the other, relishing a pinch of snuff extremely. 'Not lying.
There was something extremely gorgeous about the appearance of the table, an effect of splendor conveyed by a cover of pale yellow satin under strips of lace-work.
Her husband told the story of the Waco man privately to Miss Mayblunt, who pretended to be greatly amused and to think it extremely clever.
Anyway the General seemed extremely
uneasy; and, one could well understand what a telegram to announce the death of his mother would mean for him!