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As they drew near there seemed a sort of monstrous irony in the fact that the dead machine was still throbbing and thundering as busily as a factory, while the man lay so still.
It was of the broad, square sort with great jaws, almost like that of a highly intellectual ape; the wide mouth shut so tight as to be traced by a mere line; the nose short with the sort of nostrils that seem to gape with an appetite for the air.
Suppose you tell me what sort of a man would satisfy you
A silence deferential, but full of reserves, reigned for a moment, and then the great lady exclaimed, not with resentment, but with a sort of protesting indignation:
Then with a quick change to another sort of surprised expression, she added, "Why, Dodo, you never told me that Mr.
Nor may they imitate the neighing of horses, the bellowing of bulls, the murmur of rivers and roll of the ocean, thunder, and all that sort of thing?
It seems to be a cheerful sort of household," Kinsley observed.
He really did look serious when he was saying it, and I couldn't help feeling a sort of exultation that he was number Two in one day.
There is a sort of generous ardour about you," she said, "which I don't really understand.
This wasn't one of them languishing sort wot sits about in cosy corners and reads story-books, and don't care what's happening in the home so long as they find out what became of the hero in his duel with the Grand Duke.
Even these wretched young rotters were not very common at our house; but there were two of them that were a lot too common--common in every sort of way.
To begin, then, of what sort is the mystery--physical, mental, moral, historical, scientific, occult?