And, finally, I am convinced that he is the perfect type of the primitive man, born a thousand years or generations too late and an anachronism in this culminating
century of civilization.
The series of puzzling, disconcerting visits of the last few days, culminating
as they had in the extraordinary experience of the afternoon, had strained her nerves to the snapping point.
An unusual air of gallantry and dissipation is abroad; evinced in an immense bunch of mistletoe hanging in the greengrocer's shop doorway, and a poor little Twelfth Cake, culminating
in the figure of a Harlequin--such a very poor little Twelfth Cake, that one would rather called it a Twenty- fourth Cake or a Forty-eighth Cake--to be raffled for at the pastrycook's, terms one shilling per member.
It was from the strange woman next door that Saxon received a hint, dropped in casual conversation, of what proved the culminating
joy of bathing.
This collection of Nevelet's is the great culminating
point in the history of the revival of the fame and reputation of Aesopian Fables.
That moment when Claire had thrown the ring at his feet and swept out of his life like an offended queen had been the culminating
blow of a night of blows, the knock-out following on a series of minor punches.
Perhaps, however, the position and appearance of my admirable friend at the culminating
period of the outrage (as above described) are hardly within the proper limits of female discussion.
He felt her now clinging round his legs, and his terror reached its culminating
point, became a sort of intoxication, entertained delusions, acquired the characteristics of delirium tremens.
The long, long stress of a gale does it; the suspense of the interminably culminating
catastrophe; and there is a bodily fatigue in the mere holding on to existence within the excessive tumult; a searching and insidious fatigue that penetrates deep into a man's breast to cast down and sadden his heart, which is incorrigible, and of all the gifts of the earth -- even before life itself -aspires to peace.
CHARLTON -- A recent "SEUSSical'' Carnival at Heritage School was the culminating
celebration of a readathon that raised $10,147 for technology and student activities.
It will feature an Iron Man contest, surfing competitions, dry surf simulators, paddle-surfing workshops and street entertainers, culminating
in a floodlit surf contest off the Esplanade.
WHITLEY Warriors coach Simon Leach has revealed plans which could bring more than 10,000 fans through the Hillheads doors to watch his side in November and December - culminating
in their derby clash with the Northern Stars on December 19.