And the owner of the manly
voice, evidently an infantry officer, laughed.
This, however, is mine other manly
prudence: I am more forbearing to the VAIN than to the proud.
"And the King caught him manly
by the neck, both under him that all a long month after men might see how strongly the King had holden them by the throats."*
There was nothing in the answer itself, or the manner of its delivery, to attract notice in an unsuspecting listener; but by Julia it was well understood--it was the first time he had ever spoken directly to herself--it was a new era in their lives--and his body turned half round toward her as he spoke, showed his manly
form to great advantage; but the impressive and dignified manner in which he dropped his whip towards the mile-stone, Julia felt that she never could forget--it was intended to mark the spot where he had first addressed her.
But he was too simple to go mad, too simple with that manly
simplicity which alone can bear men unscathed in mind and body through an encounter with the deadly playfulness of the sea or with its less abominable fury.
"A busy and a troublesome arm it often proves to be here, in this land of America; where, as they say, man is left greatly to the following of his own wishes, compared to other countries; and happier, ay, and more manly
and more honest, too, is he for the privilege!
There was a manly
vigour in his tone that convinced me he was wrestling with, and triumphing over, the great sorrow that had so nearly wrecked his life--and that, on the stepping-stone of his dead self, he would surely rise to higher things!
He was a thick-set, strongly-built man, but he had found some means of compressing his waist into a remarkably small compass; and that, together with the unnatural stillness of his form, showed that the lofty-minded, manly
With that I brought him in and set him down to my own place, where he fell-to greedily on the remains of breakfast, winking to me between whiles, and making many faces, which I think the poor soul considered manly
. Meanwhile, my uncle had read the letter and sat thinking; then, suddenly, he got to his feet with a great air of liveliness, and pulled me apart into the farthest corner of the room.
A man has to be manly
," said Oblonsky, opening the door.
He looked very manly
as he stood there without a hat, the wind rippling his shirt about his brown neck and shoulders.
The name of the coachman was John Manly
; he had a wife and one little child, and they lived in the coachman's cottage, very near the stables.