Nothing, if I rightly call to mind, was left of my respected predecessor, save an imperfect skeleton, and some fragments of apparel, and a wig of majestic frizzle, which, unlike
the head that it once adorned, was in very satisfactory preservation.
the straight perpendicular twin-jets of the Right Whale, which, dividing at top, falls over in two branches, like the cleft drooping boughs of a willow, the single forward-slanting spout of the Sperm Whale presents a thick curled bush of white mist, continually rising and falling away to leeward.
But, to speak practically and as a citizen, unlike
those who call themselves no-government men, I ask for, not at one no government, but at once a better government.
The priests had told their fathers and themselves that this ironical state of things was ordained of God; and so, not reflecting upon how unlike
God it would be to amuse himself with sarcasms, and especially such poor transparent ones as this, they had dropped the matter there and become respectfully quiet.
She was entirely unlike
any other white woman I had ever seen.
Willoughby's behaviour in taking leave of them, his embarrassment,and affectation of cheerfulness, and, above all, his unwillingness to accept her mother's invitation, a backwardness so unlike
a lover,so unlike
himself, greatly disturbed her.
He did not tell me what the news was -- but I have never, in all the years I have passed in the admiral's service, seen him so distressingly upset, and so unlike
himself, as he was on that day.
He came to her relief with a fixed despair of himself which made the interview unlike
any other that could have been holden.
Nothing could be more unlike
his native town, set within sight of the widespread hillsides, than this low, wooded region, where he felt hidden even from the heavens by the screening trees and hedgerows.
And the eyes are not unlike
," I added, meaning well.
I had crossed a marshy tract full of willows, bulrushes, and odd, outlandish, swampy trees; and I had now come out upon the skirts of an open piece of undulating, sandy country, about a mile long, dotted with a few pines and a great number of contorted trees, not unlike
the oak in growth, but pale in the foliage, like willows.
At first sprouts out a kind of seed or capsula, of a shape not unlike
the scabbard of a scimitar, which they cut, and place a vessel under, to receive the liquor that drops from it; this drink is called soro, and is clear, pleasant, and nourishing.