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His assistant struggles in a sea of aggressive young men carrying note-books or upholding cameras and wearing bowler hats and enterprising ties.
We had all got into a first-class smoker, and he had already lit the short and charred old briar pipe which seemed to singe the end of his long, aggressive nose.
He was a proletarian, according to his own aggressive classification, and he had wanted to write for a living.
And to her it seemed that the angle of his jaw had changed; its pitch had become unpleasantly aggressive.
His face in repose was not an unpleasing one, though his heavy brows and aggressive chin gave him, as I had lately seen, a terrible expression when moved to anger.
Their bleak country, where the foggy and unhealthy marshes of the coast gave way further inland to vast and somber forests, developed in them during their long inactive winters a sluggish and gloomy mood, in which, however, the alternating spirit of aggressive enterprise was never quenched.
O my friend, I said, do not attack the multitude: they will change their minds, if, not in an aggressive spirit, but gently and with the view of soothing them and removing their dislike of over-education, you show them your philosophers as they really are and describe as you were just now doing their character and profession, and then mankind will see that he of whom you are speaking is not such as they supposed--if they view him in this new light, they will surely change their notion of him, and answer in another strain.
This showed the more plainly because he wore an aggressive red tie, the only part of his costume of which he seemed to take any care.
He was not the aggressive German, so dear to the English journalist, nor the domestic German, so dear to the English wit.
Tomkins, at the surgery, who always looked at her so at church, and who, by those mere aggressive glances had put her timorous little heart into such a flutter that she was ready to surrender at once,--what she should do if he were to die?
The Chinaman clutches the aggressive hands, resists, gasps, and protests.
She had a rather markedly aggressive look, queenly perhaps, but not very comfortable.