It was chiefly at night, when he was not occupied in his loom, that he fell into this repetition of an act for which he could have assigned no definite purpose, and which can hardly be understood except by those who have undergone a bewildering separation from a supremely
Of course, the SUPREMELY
aristocratic thing is to be entirely oblivious of the mire of rabble, with its setting; but sometimes a reverse course may be aristocratic to remark, to scan, and even to gape at, the mob (for preference, through a lorgnette), even as though one were taking the crowd and its squalor for a sort of raree show which had been organised specially for a gentleman's diversion.
Letterblair's view; but put into words by this selfish, well-fed and supremely
indifferent old man it suddenly became the Pharisaic voice of a society wholly absorbed in barricading itself against the unpleasant.
One of them invented an odd, rolling limp that struck the rest as supremely
ridiculous, and several of the boys lay down on the ground and rolled about in laughter: Philip was completely scared.
He possessed a dim, vague, imperative knowingness that it was not merely not good, but supremely
disastrous, leading to the mistily glimpsed sense of utter endingness for a dog, for any dog, to go into the water where slipped and slid and noiselessly paddled, sometimes on top, sometimes emerging from the depths, great scaly monsters, huge-jawed and horribly-toothed, that snapped down and engulfed a dog in an instant just as the fowls of Mister Haggin snapped and engulfed grains of corn.
Ferrari mastered her own throbbing heart; stepped over the threshold, conscious of her clammy hands, dry lips, and burning head; and stood in the presence of Lord Montbarry's widow, to all outward appearance as supremely
self-possessed as her ladyship herself.
Away she hurried, not beautiful, not supremely
brilliant, but filled with something that took the place of both qualities--something best described as a profound vivacity, a continual and sincere response to all that she encountered in her path through life.
But they were supremely
interested, for every little while they ardently took sides, and sometimes all were talking at once, till their voices surged back and forth in waves of sound like mimic thunder-rolls in the confined space.
John Pendleton, wealthy, independent, morose, reputed to be miserly and supremely
selfish, to adopt a little boy--and such a little boy?
I want them all their lives to be supremely
good and supremely
happy as husband and wife, as father and mother.
The Coen brothers' take on post-war private eye tales is typically askew, a supremely
cinematic world inhabited by deadbeats.
Like Vanessa Beecroft with her chic/pom replicants, Gaskell tries to feminize the male gaze while keeping it phallic--that is, distanced, potent, supremely