Hence we see that throughout the world, the plants growing on the more lofty mountains, and on the temperate lowlands of the northern and southern hemispheres, are sometimes identically the same; but they are much oftener specifically distinct, though related to each other in a most remarkable manner.
I have said that many difficulties remain to be solved: some of the most remarkable are stated with admirable clearness by Dr.
What child in Riverboro could be described as remarkable and winning, save Rebecca?
Meantime the "remarkable" child had flown up the road in the deepening dusk, but she had not gone far before she heard the sound of hurrying footsteps, and saw a well-known figure coming in her direction.
The action was unheeded by all but Remarkable, who observed to Benjamin:
Todd is right,” said Remarkable, “and has Scripter for what he says.
fact, characteristic of the country west of the Rocky Mountains, is the mildness and equability of the climate.
It was remarkable
, too, that whenever they happened to stand where there was any press of people, and Hugh chanced to be looking downward, he was sure to see an arm stretched out--under his own perhaps, or perhaps across him--which thrust some paper into the hand or pocket of a bystander, and was so suddenly withdrawn that it was impossible to tell from whom it came; nor could he see in any face, on glancing quickly round, the least confusion or surprise.
It struck me as being a remarkable
mixture of shrewdness and of absurdity.
I have not as yet noticed by far the most remarkable
feature in the natural history of this archipelago; it is, that the different islands to a considerable extent are inhabited by a different set of beings.
"Well, it's a most remarkable
thing - most remarkable
," answered the stolid stranger, laughing; "because, as a matter of fact, you are quite right.
The small servant flew to the coal-cellar; Miss Sally dived into her own bed-room; Mr Brass, who was not remarkable
for personal courage, ran into the next street, and finding that nobody followed him, armed with a poker or other offensive weapon, put his hands in his pockets, walked very slowly all at once, and whistled.