They were inquisitive, also, in the extreme, and impertinently intrusive
; and were prone to indulge in scoffing and ridicule at the expense of the strangers.
You don't consider them intrusive
I hope?' said the Secretary with deference.
Under that hospitable roof, no intrusive
hints, in the shape of flat candlesticks exhibiting themselves with ostentatious virtue on side-tables, hurried the guest to his room; no vile bell rang him ruthlessly out of bed the next morning, and insisted on his breakfasting at a given hour.
In one of these streets, the cleanest of them all, and on the shady side of the way--for good housewives know that sunlight damages their cherished furniture, and so choose the shade rather than its intrusive
glare--there stood the house with which we have to deal.
Mr Dorrit's satisfaction in remembering that it had not been necessary for him to announce himself to Clennam and Co., or to make an allusion to his having had any knowledge of the intrusive
person of that name, had been damped over-night, while it was still fresh, by a debate that arose within him whether or no he should take the Marshalsea in his way back, and look at the old gate.
But further questions would have been too intrusive
, even if he could have framed them suitably, and he was obliged to carry baby away again to an expectant mother.
Mother, Mother, I am so happy!" whispered the girl, burying her face in the lap of the faded, tired-looking woman who, with back turned to the shrill intrusive
light, was sitting in the one arm-chair that their dingy sitting-room contained.
The soft shadows of those lofty palm-trees!--I can see them now--hanging over the little temple, as if to keep out the intrusive
But still it was a display of fancy, a sign of grace; but at that moment these figures appeared to me weird and intrusive
and strangely alive in their attenuated grace of unearthly beings concealing a power to see and hear.
Kaspersky noted that the "malicious code may show intrusive
ads and sign users up for paid subscriptions".
Reacting on the prime minister's comment, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that the former has come up with a discarded and intrusive
idea of governance.