Nothing was discovered, however, except that, unaccountably
, the right hand of the skeleton was gone.
And the next morning, the first indication the child gave of being awake was by popping up her head from the pillow, and making that other enquiry, which she had so unaccountably
connected with her investigations about the scarlet letter --
But Pip loved life, and all life's peaceable securities; so that the panic-striking business in which he had somehow unaccountably
become entrapped, had most sadly blurred his brightness; though, as ere long will be seen, what was thus temporarily subdued in him, in the end was destined to be luridly illumined by strange wild fires, that fictitiously showed him off to ten times the natural lustre with which in his native Tolland County in Connecticut, he had once enlivened many a fiddler's frolic on the green; and at melodious even-tide, with his gay ha-ha
It was very soon discovered that whoever cast an indignity on Topsy was sure to meet with some inconvenient accident shortly after;--either a pair of ear-rings or some cherished trinket would be missing, or an article of dress would be suddenly found utterly ruined, or the person would stumble accidently into a pail of hot water, or a libation of dirty slop would unaccountably
deluge them from above when in full gala dress;-and on all these occasions, when investigation was made, there was nobody found to stand sponsor for the indignity.
A truly good book is something as natural, and as unexpectedly and unaccountably
fair and perfect, as a wild-flower discovered on the prairies of the West or in the jungles of the East.
We took up our line of march and passed out of Cambenet at noon; and it seemed to me unaccountably
strange and odd that the King of Eng- land and his chief minister, marching manacled and fettered and yoked, in a slave convoy, could move by all manner of idle men and women, and under windows where sat the sweet and the lovely, and yet never attract a curious eye, never provoke a single remark.
then I and every other soldier on the whole place are up and out in a minute, except uncle Thomas, who is most unaccountably
lazy, I don't know why, but I have talked to him about it, and I reckon it will be better, now.
Twice did I leave them purposely together in the course of the last morning, and each time did he most unaccountably
follow me out of the room.
When you came on me in Hay Lane last night, I thought unaccountably
of fairy tales, and had half a mind to demand whether you had bewitched my horse: I am not sure yet.
He was too unobservant a man to notice that Magdalen looked unaccountably
startled, and Miss Garth unaccountably
relieved, by his announcement of Frank's good fortune.
Small tradesmen, who did no business whatever, sometimes unaccountably
realised large fortunes, and it was remarkable that nobody in the neighbourhood could endure a lamplighter.
In short, I behaved myself so unaccountably
, that they were all of the captain's opinion when he first saw me, and concluded I had lost my wits.