My neighbour struck me as bordering on repulsive; I knew, through experience, that I was tolerably attractive
The eyes, which should have been dark, were incomprehensibly and discordantly light; they were of that nearly colorless gray which, though little attractive
in itself, possesses the rare compensating merit of interpreting the finest gradations of thought, the gentlest changes of feeling, the deepest trouble of passion, with a subtle transparency of expression which no darker eyes can rival.
England is very attractive
to you, seeing how indifferently you have prospered there," he observed then, turning his calm face to his nephew with a smile.
Some people laughed to see the alteration in him, but he let them laugh, and little heeded them; for he was wise enough to know that nothing ever happened on this globe, for good, at which some people did not have their fill of laughter in the outset; and knowing that such as these would be blind anyway, he thought it quite as well that they should wrinkle up their eyes in grins, as have the malady in less attractive
Doctor Strong regarded him with a puzzled and doubting look, which almost immediately subsided into a smile that gave me great encouragement; for it was full of amiability and sweetness, and there was a simplicity in it, and indeed in his whole manner, when the studious, pondering frost upon it was got through, very attractive
and hopeful to a young scholar like me.
I had stopped to look at the house as I passed; and its seared red brick walls, blocked windows, and strong green ivy clasping even the stacks of chimneys with its twigs and tendons, as if with sinewy old arms, had made up a rich attractive
mystery, of which I was the hero.
I suppose most men, even in old age, feel a certain anxiety, conscious or not, as they overtake a woman whose back view is in the least attractive
For, with respect to that part of the earth over which the monarch presides, the stone is endued at one of its sides with an attractive
power, and at the other with a repulsive.
This, of all others, is the most powerful, most universal, and most attractive
source of popular obedience and attachment.
this prospect must have been to the Frail Sex may readily be imagined.
To make a good poem, the subject must be interesting, and treated in an attractive
manner; genius must shine throughout the whole, and be supported by a graceful, brilliant, and sublime style.
In a position of this sort, even though the enemy should offer us an attractive
bait, it will be advisable not to stir forth, but rather to retreat, thus enticing the enemy in his turn; then, when part of his army has come out, we may deliver our attack with advantage.