But I believe she must inwardly have delighted in the tremors
into which she threw me by the coaxing way in which she patted my curls, while she laughed at my quotations.
Whether he accepted the wise reasoning contained in the Mason's words, or believed as a child believes, in the speaker's tone of conviction and earnestness, or the tremor
of the speaker's voice- which sometimes almost broke- or those brilliant aged eyes grown old in this conviction, or the calm firmness and certainty of his vocation, which radiated from his whole being (and which struck Pierre especially by contrast with his own dejection and hopelessness)- at any rate, Pierre longed with his whole soul to believe and he did believe, and felt a joyful sense of comfort, regeneration, and return to life.
She might speak to him, but with that strange tremor
in his voice, those eyes blindly adoring, whom did he answer?
I suppose I was an odd little figure; I have been told that my anxiety to brighten her gave my face a strained look and put a tremor
into the joke (I would stand on my head in the bed, my feet against the wall, and then cry excitedly, 'Are you laughing, mother?
When David shed his curls at the hair-dresser's, I am told, he said good-bye to them without a tremor
, though Mary has never been quite the same bright creature since, so he despises the sheep as they run from their shearer and calls out tauntingly, "Cowardy, cowardy custard
Without a tremor
and without regret she darted away from the camp, and a moment later the mysterious jungle had closed about her.
She felt his shoulder press hers, and a tremor
run through him.
After a time he observed that the Elephant shook his ears very often, and he inquired what was the matter and why his ears moved with such a tremor
every now and then.
His teeth were firmly but not rigidly closed; his nerves were as tranquil as a sleeping babe's - not a tremor
affected any muscle of his body; his breathing, until suspended in the act of taking aim, was regular and slow.
Over the stony fields the visible heat danced with a lively tremor
incompatible with the gravity which is an attribute of the supernatural.
I detected a slight tremor
in his voice as he put that question.
The whole world bloomed in a flush and tremor
of maiden loveliness, instinct with all the evasive, fleeting charm of spring and girlhood and young morning.
The elderly woman's cry had caused a tremor
of money-loss to pass among the piece-work ironers of fancy starch.
She laughed scornfully, but underneath was a tremor
No, father," said Tom, speaking with energetic decision, though there was tremor
discernible in his voice too, "you will live to see the debts all paid.