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Indeed, her sympathies were easily accessible to a man of that sort.
A silence deferential, but full of reserves, reigned for a moment, and then the great lady exclaimed, not with resentment, but with a sort of protesting indignation:
Then we shall be right in getting rid of the lamentations of famous men, and making them over to women (and not even to women who are good for anything), or to men of a baser sort, that those who are being educated by us to be the defenders of their country may scorn to do the like.
Fentolin has been making a sort of hobby of the place.
Being proposed to is all very nice and all that sort of thing, but it isn't at all a happy thing when you have to see a poor fellow, whom you know loves you honestly, going away and looking all broken hearted, and to know that, no matter what he may say at the moment, you are passing out of his life.
There is a sort of generous ardour about you," she said, "which I don't really understand.
Diagrams have their own beauty; but it is of just the other sort, They stand for the unalterable things; the calm, eternal, mathematical sort of truths; what somebody calls the 'white radiance of'--"
Suppose you tell me what sort of a man would satisfy you
Then with a quick change to another sort of surprised expression, she added, "Why, Dodo, you never told me that Mr.
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.
Even these wretched young rotters were not very common at our house; but there were two of them that were a lot too common--common in every sort of way.
To begin, then, of what sort is the mystery--physical, mental, moral, historical, scientific, occult?