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Prosperous men take a little vengeance now and then, as they take a diversion, when it comes easily in their way, and is no hindrance to business; and such small unimpassioned revenges have an enormous effect in life, running through all degrees of pleasant infliction, blocking the fit men out of places, and blackening characters in unpremeditated talk.
The stranger, who had been interested in the course of her sermon as if it had been the development of a drama--for there is this sort of fascination in all sincere unpremeditated eloquence, which opens to one the inward drama of the speaker's emotions--now turned his horse aside and pursued his way, while Dinah said, "Let us sing a little, dear friends"; and as he was still winding down the slope, the voices of the Methodists reached him, rising and falling in that strange blending of exultation and sadness which belongs to the cadence of a hymn.
Even now, coming round by the Sol's Arms with the intention of passing down the court, and out at the Chancery Lane end, and so terminating his unpremeditated after-supper stroll of ten minutes' long from his own door and back again, Mr.
It was a part of him, the breath of his soul as it were, involuntary and unpremeditated.
"My dear Bunny, it was the most unpremeditated thing I ever did in my life!"
Remember, too, that this proposal of mine was quite unpremeditated. This morning I had no tender thoughts of anyone except one whom it would be improper to name."
They were all rather yellow and dirty, with four-day beards, and they grouped themselves in the tired, unpremeditated manner of men on a wreck.
The Muslims were not victims of unpremeditated paroxysms of rage, but exhibits in an organised campaign.
Behenna was convicted of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone after killing a suspected al-Qaida terrorist in Iraq.
Behenna was found guilty of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone and initially sentenced to 25 years for killing Ali Mansur, a suspected al Qaeda operative.
With women set to succeed on so many levels, statistics reflect an unpremeditated bias in the mechanisms powering career advancement, which is affecting the progress of the financial services profession as a whole.
Course outline summarizes the formal curriculum whereas, improvised, spontaneous and unpremeditated form of teaching is the informal curriculum.
Milton seems to have the same kind of distinction in mind when on the one hand he actively seeks inspiration, demanding that the "heavenly muse" instruct, illumine, raise and support him in his advent'rous song, while on the other hand he acknowledges that at different times the celestial patroness who inspires easy [his] unpremeditated verse visits him nightly "unimplored"--unasked, unbidden (Paradise Lost 1: 17-23, 9: 20-24).
Unlike Bishop described by Fortuny as possessing this 'unpremeditated or reluctant positioning vis-a-vis her foreign subject,' I have this book with me because I planned to write about this trip.