It is very unlucky; but as I have actually paid the visit; we cannot escape the acquaintance
"Ay, an acquaintance
," repeated Jones, "and an honoured acquaintance
But it was not so much from ill-health as from pride--so Princess Shtcherbatskaya interpreted it--that Madame Stahl had not made the acquaintance
of anyone among the Russians there.
It was a splendid sight, and she began, for the first time that evening, to feel herself at a ball: she longed to dance, but she had not an acquaintance
in the room.
BONJOUR--I am very glad to have made your acquaintance
She was short, plump, and fair, with a fine bloom, blue eyes, light hair, regular features, and a look of great sweetness, and, before the end of the evening, Emma was as much pleased with her manners as her person, and quite determined to continue the acquaintance
She had already repeated her own history to Elinor three or four times; and had Elinor's memory been equal to her means of improvement, she might have known very early in their acquaintance
all the particulars of Mr.
"Do you mean to tell me," I said, "that your mother was out on the sands to-day for the express purpose of making acquaintance
It was so with Elizabeth, still the same handsome Miss Elliot that she had begun to be thirteen years ago, and Sir Walter might be excused, therefore, in forgetting her age, or, at least, be deemed only half a fool, for thinking himself and Elizabeth as blooming as ever, amidst the wreck of the good looks of everybody else; for he could plainly see how old all the rest of his family and acquaintance
Hayward sought his acquaintance
; but Philip had an unfortunate trait: from shyness or from some atavistic inheritance of the cave-dweller, he always disliked people on first acquaintance
; and it was not till he became used to them that he got over his first impression.
Coulson, however, kept pace with him steadily, and toward midnight their acquaintance
had steadily progressed until they were certainly on friendly if not affectionate terms.
After receiving communion and unction he quietly died; and next day a throng of acquaintances
who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs.