The odour of Christmas cooking being on the wind, it was the season when superfluous pork and black puddings are suggestive
of charity in well-to-do families; and Silas's misfortune had brought him uppermost in the memory of housekeepers like Mrs.
Her expression was rather vacant, and so little suggestive
of any serious emotion that Erskine laughed as he alighted close to her.
For the rest, he begs his readers not to suppose that every minute detail in the daily life of Flatland must needs correspond to some other detail in Spaceland; and yet he hopes that, taken as a whole, his work may prove suggestive
as well as amusing, to those Spacelanders of moderate and modest minds who -- speaking of that which is of the highest importance, but lies beyond experience -- decline to say on the one hand, "This can never be," and on the other hand, "It must needs be precisely thus, and we know all about it.
The facial part projected, forming something dimly suggestive
of a muzzle, and the huge half-open mouth showed as big white teeth as I had ever seen in a human mouth.
In the matter of sepulchre, for instance, I could see no signs of crematoria nor anything suggestive
The poems of the T`angs are full of this subtle aroma, this suggestive
compelling fragrance which lingers when the songs have passed away.
an arrangement immediately suggestive
of the word 'thirteen,' and again furnishing us with two new characters, i and n, represented by 6 and *.
The variance is suggestive
of an almost complete separation of passion and intellect, as though thought and emotion were each isolated in its own sphere through some violence of will-power.
Germain whose houses present to the outer world a face as impassive and as suggestive
of the concentration of privacy within as the blank walls of Eastern seraglios.
He perceives it in the songs of birds--in the harp of Bolos --in the sighing of the night-wind--in the repining voice of the forest-- in the surf that complains to the shore--in the fresh breath of the woods --in the scent of the violet--in the voluptuous perfume of the hyacinth--in the suggestive
odour that comes to him at eventide from far distant undiscovered islands, over dim oceans, illimitable and unexplored.
When it comes to any account of a relation say between a man and a woman--I mean an intimate or a curious or a suggestive
one--where are we compared to them?
From the lower part of the face he appeared to be a man of strong character, with a thick, hanging lip, and a long, straight chin suggestive
of resolution pushed to the length of obstinacy.