Nature herself is not so fixed and unvarying
in her evolutions as was Poiret junior in all the acts of his daily life; he always laid his things in precisely the same place, put his pen in the same rack, sat down in his seat at the same hour, warmed himself at the stove at the same moment of the day.
Marilla kept her clothed in plain, dark dresses, all made after the same unvarying
His first and one unvarying
symptom of such attacks was song.
It was scarcely necessary to do this, but Miss Squeers was as good as her word; and poor Nicholas, in addition to bad food, dirty lodging, and the being compelled to witness one dull unvarying
round of squalid misery, was treated with every special indignity that malice could suggest, or the most grasping cupidity put upon him.
Partly a disciple of Thackeray, he went beyond Thackeray's example in the refusal to take his art altogether seriously as an art; rather, he treated it as a form of business, sneering at the idea of special inspiration, and holding himself rigidly to a mechanical schedule of composition--a definite and unvarying
number of pages in a specified number of hours on each of his working days.
Not anything in detail--not courtship or early raptures--but just the unvarying
virtue, that seemed to him a woman's noblest quality.
Political economy told him that the laws by which the wealth of Europe had been developed, and was developing, were universal and unvarying
gentleness and patience which long misfortune had tried so cruelly and had never conquered yet, seemed now to have suddenly failed her.
But in travelling about, out of the large cities - as I have remarked in former parts of these volumes - I was quite oppressed by the prevailing seriousness and melancholy air of business: which was so general and unvarying
, that at every new town I came to, I seemed to meet the very same people whom I had left behind me, at the last.
During the whole of this dialogue, Mr Chester had suffered nothing but his smile of unvarying
serenity and politeness to appear upon his face.
The process by which this unvarying
result was attained, whatever the premises, might have been stated by Mr Henry Gowan thus: 'I claim to be always book-keeping, with a peculiar nicety, in every man's case, and posting up a careful little account of Good and Evil with him.
A slightly knitted brow, that expressed nothing but an almost mechanical attention, and a compression of the mouth, that might have been a guard against a scornful smile--these she saw from morning to night, from day to day, from week to week, monotonous, unvarying
, set, as in a piece of sculpture.
This output is fueled (a word he detests) by consistent and unvarying
oMosquitoes' orientation to human skin odor, in contrast, is optimal when the plume of skin odor is broad and unvarying
in its intensity, as would occur when a mosquito closes in on a potential host.
Humans are homeothermic, which means that their body temperature should always remain the same with almost unvarying