imputed the whole to his mistaken pride, and confessed that he had before thought it beneath him to lay his private actions open to the world.
It might be palace without, but it was wigwam within; so that, between the stateliness of his mansion and the squalidness of his furniture, the gallant White Plume presented some such whimsical incongruity as we see in the gala equipments of an Indian chief on a treaty-making embassy at Washington, who has been generously
decked out in cocked hat and military coat, in contrast to his breech-clout and leathern legging; being grand officer at top, and ragged Indian at bottom.
You would not do as well at piecework, and I wish to deal generously
Nothing could have altered the rich colour of my commander's complexion, laid on generously
by wind and sea; but between the two tufts of fair hair above his ears, his skull, generally suffused with the hue of blood, shone dead white, like a dome of ivory.
I immediately comprehended his desire, and very generously
gave him the shoes, which had become quite mouldy, wondering for what earthly purpose he could want them.
whose rights had been so generously
supported by her father, had disappointed her.
Then they told him of the field mice, and how they had generously
saved him from death; and the Cowardly Lion laughed, and said:
He looked at Fouquet with a feeling almost of gratitude for having given La Valliere an opportunity of showing herself so generously
disposed, so powerful in the influence she exercised over his heart.
They received Pierre in their small, new drawing-room, where it was impossible to sit down anywhere without disturbing its symmetry, neatness, and order; so it was quite comprehensible and not strange that Berg, having generously
offered to disturb the symmetry of an armchair or of the sofa for his dear guest, but being apparently painfully undecided on the matter himself, eventually left the visitor to settle the question of selection.
He was a thin, sandy-haired man of about thirty-five, spoke with a Cockney accent, and had about him a frugal look, as if nature had not dealt generously
with him in any way, which, naturally, prevented him from dealing generously
with other people.
Now that the truth about Princes Ozma had been discovered, Mombi did not care what became of Tip; but she feared Glinda's anger, and the boy generously
promised to provide for Mombi in her old age if he became the ruler of the Emerald City.
It therefore, in the first place, cheered Van Systens and his nosegay, then the corporation, then followed a cheer for the people; and, at last, and for once with great justice, there was one for the excellent music with which the gentlemen of the town councils generously
treated the assemblage at every halt.