If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined
Bennet seemed wholly disinclined
at present to leave London and promised to write again very soon.
The pleasure of the dance with Hetty was gone; his eyes, when they rested on her, had an uneasy questioning expression in them; he could think of nothing to say to her; and she too was out of temper and disinclined
But he angrily rebuked those whom he saw shirking and disinclined
Sir Thomas, drawing back from intimacies in general, was particularly disinclined
, at this time, for any engagements but in one quarter.
Such is the reason, my dear marquise, why I felt myself impressed in favor of that poor man, who once loved, and even adored me; and why, when I see him so unfortunate, I forgive his infidelity which I have reason to believe he also regrets; and why, moreover, I should not have been disinclined
to afford him some consolation, or some good advice; he would have understood the step I had taken, and would have thought kindly of me for it.
It was a projecting window; and on the inside were suspended a variety of watches, pinchbeck, silver, and one or two of gold, all with their faces turned from the streets, as if churlishly disinclined
to inform the wayfarers what o'clock it was.
But he was himself too early for his appointment with Sir Howard, and was not disinclined
to see the end of his new friend's experiment, whatever it might be.
It just crossed her mind, too, that he might have a faint recollection of his tender vagary, and was disinclined
to allude to it from a conviction that she would take amatory advantage of the opportunity it gave her of appealing to him anew not to go.
It can hardly be that they are disinclined
to trouble themselves about matters of mere dress, for dress is the one subject that they really do think about.
Gringoire himself was not disinclined
to regard this as altogether alarming and probable.
The porter, who had been sullen and disinclined
to listen, became alarmed; he could not take the responsibility of breaking into the room; they must go for the commissaire de police.