But with a conception of marriage so uncomplicated and incurious as hers such a crisis could be brought about only by something visibly outrageous
in his own conduct; and the fineness of her feeling for him made that unthinkable.
Such a mean mission as the domestic mission was the very last thing to be endured among them; indeed, Miss Wisk informed us, with great indignation, before we sat down to breakfast, that the idea of woman's mission lying chiefly in the narrow sphere of home was an outrageous
slander on the part of her tyrant, man.
People were thicker than bees, in those narrow streets, and the men were dressed in all the outrageous
, outlandish, idolatrous, extravagant, thunder-and-lightning costumes that ever a tailor with the delirium tremens and seven devils could conceive of.
It is not strange, then, that those who wrote of him should have eked out their scanty recollections with a lively fancy, and it is evident that there was enough in the little that was known of him to give opportunity to the romantic scribe; there was much in his life which was strange and terrible, in his character something outrageous
, and in his fate not a little that was pathetic.
She stored her furniture, and, at a rent which the parson thought outrageous
, took a furnished house for a year, so that she might suffer from no inconvenience till her child was born.
The proffered gold-sacks were not withdrawn, though their owners were guilty of an outrageous
burst of merriment.
The woman made a furious dash at a particularly outrageous
cluster of little boys.
In short, he was just like himself--a mixture of the strangest and the most opposite qualities; at one time perfectly clear and reasonable, as you said just now; at another breaking out into rhapsodies of the most outrageous
kind, like a man in a state of delirium.
306-332) Men say that Typhaon the terrible, outrageous and lawless, was joined in love to her, the maid with glancing eyes.
But Menoetius was outrageous, and far-seeing Zeus struck him with a lurid thunderbolt and sent him down to Erebus because of his mad presumption and exceeding pride.
At these words the squire grew still more outrageous
than before; so that the parson begged Jones to retire; saying, "You behold, sir, how he waxeth wrath at your abode here; therefore let me pray you not to tarry any longer.
Yet I have seen the same man, time and again, fly into the most outrageous
passion over a trifle.
Darling Claire, do come, or I know I shall weaken and yield to Algie's outrageous
demands, for, though I would like to hit him with a brick, I love him dearly.
Sooner, I pro tested, in my desperation, much sooner; but it did not appear that he saw anything outrageous
in the proposition, and in his sceptical immobility he seemed to nurse the argument that at all events the cook was very, very far away.
I would have given them good words, but there was no room for it, two fiery dragons could not have been more furious than they were; they tore my clothes, bullied and roared as if they would have murdered me; the mistress of the house came next, and then the master, and all outrageous
, for a while especially.