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But all my life had been made up of earnest, studious, thoughtful, quiet years, bestowed faithfully for the increase of mine own knowledge, and faithfully, too, though this latter object was but casual to the other -- faithfully for the advancement of human welfare.
He is of a studious habit, and unusually energetic; he applies himself with great ardour to the acquisition of professional knowledge, to the conducting of experiments, to many things.
Agatha, not studious, and apt to shiver in winter, began to break Rule No.
In spite of the heat of the room, he wore a thick sea-jacket, buttoned to the neck, and a tall hairy cap drawn down over his ears; yet I never saw any man, not even a judge upon the bench, look cooler, or more studious and self-possessed, than this ship-captain.
Look once more, ere we leave this specular mount, Westward, much nearer by south-west; behold Where on the AEgean shore a city stands, Built nobly, pure the air and light the soil-- Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And Eloquence, native to famous wits Or hospitable, in her sweet recess, City or suburban, studious walks and shades.
roared the studious young gentleman, throwing the large book up into the air, and catching it with great dexterity at the very moment when it threatened to smash to atoms all the bottles on the counter.
A distinguished personage happened to visit the school that morning, and Amy's beautifully drawn maps received praise, which honor to her foe rankled in the soul of Miss Snow, and caused Miss March to assume the airs of a studious young peacock.
I have to like her mom and she has to be smart, studious, prayerful and pretty.
IANS Kriti Sanon, who shifted gears from being an engineering graduate to becoming a model and actress, says she was a very studious as a child.
Japan-based fashion company Tokyo Base Co Ltd announced today (April 25) that it has opened its first overseas store, STUDIOUS, in Hong Kong, leveraging the city's international status to introduce fashion styles originating in Japan to worldwide customers.
Studious Molly Broughton earned herself a top set of A Level results thanks to her hard work.
Pictures showed the Hogwarts hero and his studious sidekick Hermione looking worse for wear after a treacherous journey to reach the Shrieking Shack.