Suppose, then, that the expressions
defining the authority of the convention were irreconcilably at variance with each other; that a NATIONAL and ADEQUATE GOVERNMENT could not possibly, in the judgment of the convention, be affected by ALTERATIONS and PROVISIONS in the ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION; which part of the definition ought to have been embraced, and which rejected?
I see nothing wrong with my expression
of interest in this red woman," retorted Sola.
Her voice, of immense power and sublime expression
, gave to the rude, unpolished poetry of these psalms a magic and an effect which the most exalted Puritans rarely found in the songs of their brethren, and which they were forced to ornament with all the resources of their imagination.
The old man's eyes beamed with an expression
of gentle affection.
The recollection of what I then said, of my conduct, my manners, my expressions
during the whole of it, is now, and has been many months, inexpressibly painful to me.
He forgot his solo, and the expected compliments; and, for the rest of the evening, that thrilling expression
floated in his brain, and was present to his thoughts; it was worth a thousand of the studied glances that were continually aimed at him from all sides of the room, and with every variety of eye--from the piercing black, to the ogling gray.
A woman's eye can read the face of the man she loves, its every feeling of pride, its every expression
of suffering; it might almost be said that Heaven has graciously granted to women, on account of their very weakness, more than it has accorded to other creatures.
In this second group were several girls with exquisite figures and distinguished features, but there was little in their glance or expression
that was simple and candid.
a masqueline shaving-glass - that I caught my second glimpse of my landlady's evil expression
- levelled this time at myself.
I am willing to believe that the eye of the practiced artist can rest upon the Last Supper and renew a lustre where only a hint of it is left, supply a tint that has faded away, restore an expression
that is gone; patch, and color, and add, to the dull canvas until at last its figures shall stand before him aglow with the life, the feeling, the freshness, yea, with all the noble beauty that was theirs when first they came from the hand of the master.
Tarzan shook his head, and an expression
of wistful and pathetic longing sobered his laughing eyes.
From time to time she smoothed the folds of her dress, and whenever the story produced an effect she glanced at Anna Pavlovna, at once adopted just the expression
she saw on the maid of honor's face, and again relapsed into her radiant smile.