At times I suffer from the strangest sense of detachment from myself and the world about me; I seem to watch it all from the outside, from some- where inconceivably remote, out of time, out of space, out of the stress
and tragedy of it all.
We were frightened out of our senses by his loud voice and monstrous form, but I managed to say, 'We are Achaeans on our way home from Troy, but by the will of Jove, and stress
of weather, we have been driven far out of our course.
His face was drawn hard and tight with the stress
of his endeavor.
Just before dawn he succumbed to the stress
of mental agony, and fell asleep on his mattress like a man who has been beaten; but by eight o'clock the son was at the point of death, and I ran to wake the father.
Do you consider the forms of introduction, and the stress
that is laid on them, as nonsense?
In the modern stress
of competition and struggle for place, such sympathy is naturally rare, and is also very much stifled by the immoral ideal of uniformity of type and conformity to rule which is so prevalent everywhere, and is perhaps most obnoxious in England.
Welton is in fault--perhaps Anna has, however, laid too strong a stress
upon the error of her sister," observed the aunt.
But I have also seen his eyes rest fondly upon the faces in the room, upon the pictures on the wall, upon all the familiar objects of that home, whose abiding and clear image must have flashed often on his memory in times of stress
and anxiety at sea.
Help me, then, to rescue our brave comrade from the stress
of the fight.
Some accounts give rather a romantic origin to this affair, tracing it to the stormy night when M'Dougal, in the course of an exploring expedition, was driven by stress
of weather to seek shelter in the royal abode of Comcomly.
In fact, each moment she looked worse; her breast, that had been heaving with the stress
, became still, and the pallor of her face grew like marble.
Their position was perhaps the happiest of all positions in the social scale, being above the line at which neediness ends, and below the line at which the CONVENANCES begin to cramp natural feelings, and the stress
of threadbare modishness makes too little of enough.