Powell, whom the chance of his name had thrown upon the floating stage of that tragicomedy would have been perfectly useless for my purpose if the unusual of an obvious kind had not aroused his attention from the first.
That in itself was already somewhat unusual. Captains and their wives do not, as a rule, join a moment sooner than is necessary.
That was taking unusual precautions, knowing that your father and your servant were there?
For several nights, I seemed to hear, both in the park and out of the park, round the pavilion, unusual sounds, sometimes footsteps, at other times the cracking of branches.
"Of Madame L'Espanaye no traces were here seen; but an unusual
quantity of soot being observed in the fire-place, a search was made in the chimney, and (horrible to relate!) the; corpse of the daughter, head downward, was dragged therefrom; it having been thus forced up the narrow aperture for a considerable distance.
"What an unusual
name you've got," he remarked, for something to say.
?" asked the Woggle-Bug, looking from one to another with unconcealed interest.
Of course all the students in the crammer's biology class, to which my brother went that day, were intensely interested, but there were no signs of any unusual
excitement in the streets.
There was plenty of food on board, and I don't know whether the nerves of her passengers were at all affected by anything else than the sense of interminable boredom or the vague fear of that unusual
To this I objected; but, to my surprise, Kory-Kory reiterated his request, and with an unusual
vehemence of manner.
Jones arose on the following morning with the sun, and, ordering his own and Marmaduke’s steeds to be saddled, he proceeded, with a countenance big with some business of unusual
moment to the apartment of the Judge.
From all quarters come complaints of the unusual
prevalence of sleet at the higher levels.
Cummings looked past him, over into the ravine, saw nothing unusual
and withdrew his eyes to address the man again.
Their text, again, is often interrupted by the insertion of brief phrases explanatory of unusual
The messenger of Fortune had only executed a few unimportant commissions, such as saving a new bonnet from a shower of rain, etc.; but what she had yet to perform was something quite unusual