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All day amid that incessant and mysterious menace our two Professors watched every bird upon the wing, and every shrub upon the bank, with many a sharp wordy contention, when the snarl of Summerlee came quick upon the deep growl of Challenger, but with no more sense of danger and no more reference to drum-beating Indians than if they were seated together in the smoking-room of the Royal Society's Club in St.
He read: "'There came from his lips no wordy protestation such as formal lovers use.
Kenge and Carboy will have something to say about it; Master Somebody--a sort of ridiculous sexton, digging graves for the merits of causes in a back room at the end of Quality Court, Chancery Lane--will have something to say about it; counsel will have something to say about it; the Chancellor will have something to say about it; the satellites will have something to say about it; they will all have to be handsomely feed, all round, about it; the whole thing will be vastly ceremonious, wordy, unsatisfactory, and expensive, and I call it, in general, wiglomeration.
endless processes filling the vast spaces planked out of his sight by that wordy ignorance which he had supposed to be knowledge.
One was a tramp, another was a labor agitator, a third was a law- school student, and the remainder was composed of wordy workingmen.
In the meantime, a wordy war was occurring in Walter Merritt Emory's office.
No laughter and clatter and wordy argument of the mess-room had been his.
White Fang, listening to the wordy war and watching the angry gestures, knew that his act was justified.
So we drank with all, and all treated, and our voices rose, and we remembered a myriad kindly acts of comradeship, and forgot our fights and wordy squabbles, and knew one another for the best fellows in the world.
You have been very wordy, and all you have done is buzz.
They waged wordy warfare, she attacking, he defending.
The style, more formal than that of the present day, is prevailingly wordy and not infrequently slipshod, though its vitality is a much more noticeable characteristic.