Meanwhile the schooner gradually
fell off and filled again upon another tack, sailed swiftly for a minute or so, and brought up once more dead in the wind's eye.
The departure of the Indians to their winter quarters gradually
rendered provisions scanty, and obliged the colonists to send out foraging expeditions in the Dolly.
It was a deep and satisfying pleasure to see the sun create the new morning, and gradually
, patiently, lovingly, clothe it on with splendor after splendor, and glory after glory, till the miracle was complete.
With some men it needs a cataclysm, as a stone may be broken to fragments by the fury of a torrent; but with some it comes gradually
, as a stone may be worn away by the ceaseless fall of a drop of water.
After allowing a moment of stillness to enforce his discipline, the voice of the singer was heard, in low, murmuring syllables, gradually
stealing on the ear, until it filled the narrow vault with sounds rendered trebly thrilling by the feeble and tremulous utterance produced by his debility.
But when the shadows of night closed them in, they gradually
ceased to talk, and sat gazing into the fire, with their minds evidently wandering elsewhere.
Wemmick's mouth, powerfully suggestive of his slowly and gradually
stealing his arm round Miss Skiffins's waist.
Thus I have not an atom of sympathy with this girl, to whom London is famous only as the residence of a young man who mistakes her for someone else, but her happiness had become part of my repast at two P.M., and when one day she walked down Pall Mall without gradually
posting a letter I was most indignant.
The present English race has gradually
shaped itself out of several distinct peoples which successively occupied or conquered the island of Great Britain.
MY PRICELESS BARBARA ALEXIEVNA,--What am I to say to you, now that all is over, and we are gradually
returning to our old position?
Here we shall in time be in peace, and our regular employments, our books and conversations, with exercise, the children, and every domestic pleasure in my power to procure her, will, I trust, gradually
overcome this youthful attachment.
It seemed as if the gold they had taken out was by some ironical compensation gradually
making its way back to the soil again through ditch and flume and reservoir.