As I endeavored, during the brief minute of my original survey, to form some analysis of the meaning conveyed, there arose confusedly and paradoxically within my mind, the ideas of vast mental power, of caution, of penuriousness, of avarice, of coolness, of malice, of blood thirstiness, of triumph, of merriment, of excessive
terror, of intense - of supreme despair.
But some strains of germplasm carry an excessive
freightage of memories--are, to be scientific, more atavistic than other strains; and such a strain is mine.
A PIGEON, oppressed by excessive
thirst, saw a goblet of water painted on a signboard.
This is a common experience, for the excessive
consumption of alcohol in the tropics by white men is a notorious fact.
amiability and excessive
liberality are the two favorite assumptions of the modern generation.
So, thanks to his care, his intelligence, his useful intervention in all difficulties, his prodigious and humane sagacity, the average of accidents did not exceed that of transatlantic countries, noted for their excessive
precautions-- France, for instance, among others, where they reckon about one accident for every two hundred thousand francs of work.
The second reason is that we must not let the outer cold, which is excessive
, penetrate the projectile or we shall be frozen to death.
As no person, therefore, was more ready to confess and condemn his own errors, he offered to shake Mr Blifil by the hand, and begged his pardon, saying, "His excessive
joy for Mr Allworthy's recovery had driven every other thought out of his mind.
The overstrained condition which had tormented her before did not only come back, but was intensified, and reached such a pitch that she was afraid every minute that something would snap within her from the excessive
The cold is not excessive
, if you are wrapped in furs--a dress which I have already adopted, for there is a great difference between walking the deck and remaining seated motionless for hours, when no exercise prevents the blood from actually freezing in your veins.
The long, long stress of a gale does it; the suspense of the interminably culminating catastrophe; and there is a bodily fatigue in the mere holding on to existence within the excessive
tumult; a searching and insidious fatigue that penetrates deep into a man's breast to cast down and sadden his heart, which is incorrigible, and of all the gifts of the earth -- even before life itself -aspires to peace.
The greater part of them had fasted since morning; all had suffered extremely from the excessive
heat; and between the day's shouting, exertion, and excitement, many had quite lost their voices, and so much of their strength that they could hardly stand.