He was plainly dressed in black, or very dark grey, and his hair, which was long and dark, was gathered in a ribbon at the back of his neck; more to be out of his way
than for ornament.
A man with a full stomach and the respect of his fellows had no business to scold about anything that he might think to be wrong in the ways
of the universe, or even with the ways
In later time, when I came to know their ways
, I was to learn.
I was getting sort of used to the widow's ways
, too, and they warn't so raspy on me.
He had changed back to Roxy's dress, with the stoop of age added to he disguise, so that Wilson would not bother himself about a humble old women leaving a neighbor's house by the back way
in the early morning, in case he was still spying.
At first it seemed that green things would never cease pushing their way
through the earth, in the grass, in the beds, even in the crevices of the walls.
We may end our preliminary catalogue with BELIEF, by which I mean that way
of being conscious which may be either true or false.
"I have a whole bag of tricks," he said, "which contains a hundred ways
of escaping my enemies."
The women and children of a man's retinue may be likened to a military unit for which he is responsible in various ways
, as in matters of instruction, discipline, sustenance, and the exigencies of their continual roamings and their unending strife with other communities and with the red Martians.
For at production of the vial all gaiety suddenly departs from Porthos and he looks the other way
, but if I say I have forgotten to have the vial refilled he skips joyfully, yet thinks he still has a right to a chocolate, and when I remarked disparagingly on this to David he looked so shy that there was revealed to me a picture of a certain lady treating him for youthful maladies.
Steadily, sturdily, almost insolently, he had thrust his way
through to the front ranks.
There will be many little things along our way
to make us glad.