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He gets plainer as he gets on, but not an atom more emphatic or animated.
The hint could hardly have been plainer; but it was lost on Miss Jethro.
When Barbicane originally proposed to send a shot to the moon every one looked upon the enterprise as simple and practicable enough-- a mere question of gunnery; but when a person, professing to be a reasonable being, offered to take passage within the projectile, the whole thing became a farce, or, in plainer language a humbug.
And all this Anna did, and took her in her arms and made her dance, and kissed her fresh little cheek and bare little elbows; but at the sight of this child it was plainer than ever to her that the feeling she had for her could not be called love in comparison with what she felt for Seryozha.
"If I spoke plainer you would understand me less," said Horne Fisher.
What can be plainer than that the webbed feet of ducks and geese are formed for swimming?
In this Spain of ours there is a proverb, to my mind very true- as they all are, being short aphorisms drawn from long practical experience- and the one I refer to says, 'The church, or the sea, or the king's house;' as much as to say, in plainer language, whoever wants to flourish and become rich, let him follow the church, or go to sea, adopting commerce as his calling, or go into the king's service in his household, for they say,
I have had a half wish,' she added laughing, 'that my father was a plainer man, whom I could help - to whom I could be a credit; but only sometimes, you know, and with only half my heart.
Whether it's a zebra print belt, leopard print bag or snakeskin print boots, the clothing items are always sure to add a statement to your otherwise plainer attire.
388 store cattle: Best cattle met a brisk trade but plainer sorts met a more cautious demand.
Plainer and thin liquoring teas were often discounted, whilst teas from the Nuwara Eliya region were neglected, with very little interest for the corresponding BOP/BOPF grades.
Europhile hero George is once again drawn into the world of mysteries, as he and his on-again-off-again partner Nico are caught up in a murderous art heist while meeting in Paris, and the return to beautiful hand-drawn, cel-shaded locations (after previous forays into plainer 3D) make this a richly warm and engrossing adventure.