Such was the mode in which I often began these brief dialogues; the time was always just at the conclusion of the lesson; and motioning to her to rise, I installed myself in her place, allowing her to stand deferentially at my side; for I esteemed it wise and right in her case to enforce strictly all forms ordinarily
in use between master and pupil; the rather because I perceived that in proportion as my manner grew austere and magisterial, hers became easy and self-possessed--an odd contradiction, doubtless, to the ordinary effect in such cases; but so it was.
He disdained to put into a salutation all the shades which a courtier ordinarily
borrows from the same color -- the desire to please.
Between the mother, with her fast-perishing lumber of superstitions, folk-lore, dialect, and orally transmitted ballads, and the daughter, with her trained National teachings and Standard knowledge under an infinitely Revised Code, there was a gap of two hundred years as ordinarily
it keeps its sail wet and in good sailing order by turning over and dipping it in the water for a moment.
With it, every thing is possible; without it, I fall back into the dangers and difficulties as well as the natural obstacles that ordinarily
attend such an expedition: with it, neither heat, nor torrents, nor tempests, nor the simoom, nor unhealthy climates, nor wild animals, nor savage men, are to be feared
All at once, in the middle of a fine period, he interrupted himself, and his glance, ordinarily
so gentle and even stupid, became menacing.
He imagined there had been some misunderstanding between Louis and La Valliere in the park, which had resulted in a slight quarrel; and that the king, who was not ordinarily
sulky by disposition, but completely absorbed by his passion for La Valliere, had taken a dislike to every one because his mistress had shown herself offended with him.
George said that if it was going to make Harris eat more than Harris ordinarily
ate, then he should protest against Harris having a bath at all.
Yet there was none of the sycophant or fawner in Billings; ordinarily
I do not wax enthusiastic about men, but this man Billings comes as close to my conception of what a regular man should be as any I have ever met.
I do really feel as though I had behaved like a foolish child, and I don't like the feeling at all, because in these days one should be more than ordinarily
serious, shouldn't one?
Then there was a python that ordinarily
would have sent me screeching to a tree-top.
The doctor, ordinarily
the most mellifluous and self-possessed of men, flew into a violent, roaring, cursing passion, on this occasion--declared that I was imperiling the honor and standing of the family--insisted on my never drawing another caricature, either for public or private purposes, as long as I lived; and ordered me to go forthwith and ask pardon of Lady Malkinshaw in the humblest terms that it was possible to select.
There was no drunkenness, as drunkenness is ordinarily
understood--no staggering and rolling around, no befuddlement of the senses.
Thucydides, in quoting the "Hymn to Apollo", calls it PROOIMION, which ordinarily
means a `prelude' chanted by a rhapsode before recitation of a lay from Homer, and such hymns as Nos.
Tarzan of the Apes was asleep as quickly as a dog after it curls itself upon a hearthrug before a roaring blaze; but tonight he squirmed and twisted, for at the pit of his stomach was a peculiar feeling that resembled nothing more closely than an attempt upon the part of the fragments of elephant meat reposing there to come out into the night and search for their elephant; but Tarzan was adamant.