He really did look serious when he was saying it, and I couldn't help feeling a sort
of exultation that he was number Two in one day.
And that's the sort
of fact that impresses your political man, especially if the lady is, well, such as she is .
The house is very old--probably the first house of some sort
that stood there was in the time of the Romans.
I have a sort
of hobby about what they call 'phenomena of phosphorescence.
I knew, just as sure as I was standing there on one leg, that this was the sort
of girl who would have me and Gentleman out of that house about three seconds after the clergyman had tied the knot.
One is constantly wondering what sort
of lives other people lead, and how they take things.
As a sort
of atonement she wrote 'Day after Day,' the story of a dismal and joyless orphan, who dies to the sound of angelic music, faint and farheard, filling the whole chamber.
HE had a sort
of an idea that I had been brought up from infancy with Hamilton Fynes and could answer a sheaf of questions a yard long.
The house," she explained, "is on a sort
of tongue of land, with a tidal river on either side and the sea not fifty yards away from our drawing-room window.
You may not have realized it yet, but if you will consider the matter carefully, I think you will agree with me that a secretary, or companion of some sort
, is exactly what you do need.
The elders did their best, but Uncle Mac was a busy man, Aunt Jane's reading was of a funereal sort
, impossible to listen to long, and the other aunties were all absorbed in their own cares, though they supplied the boy with every delicacy they could invent.
Powell, slipping the Articles into a long envelope, spoke up with a sort
of cold half-laugh without looking at either of us.