At last her ramblings
ceased altogether, and her countenance began to clear--a welcome sight to Tom, who had learned her moods, and knew she was on the threshold of good humor now.
Some kingfishers were rambling
along the water-courses, but they would not let themselves be approached.
During these days, in a rambling
, inconclusive way, I thought much of the curate and of the manner of his death.
Well, now look--a--here--now," said the tattered man, rambling
on in idiot fashion.
During his last night he was especially lightheaded, for then he was in terrible agony, and kept rambling
in his speech until my soul was torn with pity.
Such are his loose and rambling
modes of thought that he has taken this very singular step with the consciousness of a purpose, indeed, but without being able to define it sufficiently for his own contemplation.
At last, when his upper lip began to have the down on it, Phoenix grew weary of rambling
hither and thither to no purpose.
In the spring, which is the breeding season, the male leaves the female at home, and sets off on a tour of pleasure, rambling
often to a great distance, recreating himself in every clear and quiet expanse of water on his way, and climbing the banks occasionally to feast upon the tender sprouts of the young willows.
I could almost fancy it was thirty years back, and I was a little gell at home, looking at Judith as she sat at her work, after she'd done the house up; only it was a little cottage, Father's was, and not a big rambling
house as gets dirty i' one corner as fast as you clean it in another--but for all that, I could fancy you was your Aunt Judith, only her hair was a deal darker than yours, and she was stouter and broader i' the shoulders.
I wandered in it, pitching the tabernacle of my thoughts on the lining of the square family-pew, the fidgets of my small brothers, and the horror of knowing that, on the Monday, I should have to write out, from memory, jottings of the rambling
disconnected extempore sermon, which might have had any text but its own, and to stand or fall by the result.
He was one of that class of rovers you sometimes meet at sea, who never reveal their origin, never allude to home, and go rambling
over the world as if pursued by some mysterious fate they cannot possibly elude.
There was to be seen a well-clad yeoman, mounted on a sleek, switch- tailed steed, rambling
along the highway, with his red face elevated in a manner that said, “I have paid for my land, and fear no man;” while his bosom was swelling with the pride of being one of the grand inquest for the county.