That he might make his appearance before his mistress in the true style
of a cavalier, he borrowed a horse from the farmer with whom he was domiciliated, a choleric old Dutchman of the name of Hans Van Ripper, and, thus gallantly mounted, issued forth like a knight- errant in quest of adventures.
His countenance was thoroughly good-humoured; and his manners were as friendly as the style
of his letter.
All the adventures at the Castle of Miraguarda are excellent and of admirable contrivance, and the language is polished and clear, studying and observing the style
befitting the speaker with propriety and judgment.
It is precisely because such phrases are not part of the current idiom that they give distinction to the style
No sooner does an Indian belle experience this promotion, than all her notions at once rise and expand to the dignity of her situation, and the purse of her lover, and his credit into the bargain, are taxed to the utmost to fit her out in becoming style
While the narrative does not always run smoothly, yet the style
for the most part is graceful and alluring, so that we pass from one scene of Pacific enchantment to another quite oblivious of the vast amount of descriptive detail which is being poured out upon us.
Fanny's feelings on the occasion were indeed considerably more warm and genuine than her aunt's style
James; and the serio- comic ceremonials and mock parade which attended that singular travesty of monarchal style
To be claimed as a good, though in an improper style
, is at least better than being rejected as no good at all; and Anne, glad to be thought of some use, glad to have anything marked out as a duty, and certainly not sorry to have the scene of it in the country, and her own dear country, readily agreed to stay.
I offer no apologies for any departures from the usual style
of travel- writing that may be charged against me--for I think I have seen with impartial eyes, and I am sure I have written at least honestly, whether wisely or not.
Larcher's great success in the carrying business, which warranted his purchase of a mansion near Riverston already furnished in high style
by an illustrious Spa physician--furnished indeed with such large framefuls of expensive flesh-painting in the dining-room, that Mrs.
is the man, and he cannot hide himself in any garb of words so that we shall not know somehow what manner of man he is within it; his speech betrayeth him, not only as to his country and his race, but more subtly yet as to his heart, and the loves and hates of his heart.