She watched him for a moment with artistic pleasure, thinking how like an Italian he looked, as he lay basking in the sun with uncovered head and eyes full of southern dreaminess
, for he seemed to have forgotten her and fallen into a reverie.
A sense of delicious dreaminess
overcame me, my muscles relaxed, and I was on the point of giving way to my desire to sleep when the sound of approaching horses reached my ears.
There was a far-away look in her eyes, and her voice had a sad dreaminess
which was new to me.
I think I taste that whey now--with a flavour so delicate that one can hardly distinguish it from an odour, and with that soft gliding warmth that fills one's imagination with a still, happy dreaminess
Despite his dreaminess
, he would sometimes surprise his friends with arts and even sports apart from his ordinary life, like memories of some previous existence.
There was a dreaminess
, a pre-occupation, an exaltation, in the maternal look which the girl could not understand.
What did pain them was the gentle dreaminess
with which he performed his duties.
There was a certain amount of romantic dreaminess
and caprice in her, but with the fantastic was mingled much that was strong and deep.
In men Rostov could not bear to see the expression of a higher spiritual life (that was why he did not like Prince Andrew) and he referred to it contemptuously as philosophy and dreaminess
, but in Princess Mary that very sorrow which revealed the depth of a whole spiritual world foreign to him was an irresistible attraction.
he asked suspiciously, noticing her tone of dreaminess
and the inapt words.
He was a beautiful creature, almost feminine in the pleasing lines of his figure, and there was a softness and dreaminess
in his large eyes which seemed to contradict his well-earned reputation for strife and action.
This new sense of leisure and unchecked enjoyment amidst the soft-breathing airs and garden-scents of advancing spring--amidst the new abundance of music, and lingering strolls in the sunshine, and the delicious dreaminess
of gliding on the river--could hardly be without some intoxicating effect on her, after her years of privation; and even in the first week Maggie began to be less haunted by her sad memories and anticipations.