Whether it was that they were meeting on neutral
ground to-night, or whether the carelessness of an old grey coat that Denham wore gave an ease to his bearing that he lacked in conventional dress, Katharine certainly felt no impulse to consider him outside the particular set in which she lived.
She looked about her as if she had called up a legion of human beings, all hostile and all disagreeable, who encircled the table, with mouths gaping for blood, and made it appear a little island of neutral
country in the midst of the enemy's country.
not at all with a defiant air, but in a low, muffled, neutral
tone, as of a voice heard through cotton wool) that she did not wish "to enjoy their good opinion.
The Germans among us might kill all the English, or the English might kill the last German, without affecting in the slightest degree either the outcome of even the smallest skirmish upon the western front or the opinion of a single individual in any belligerent or neutral
Frankly, this man as an open enemy today could bring more harm upon us than if any neutral
Power you could name were to join the Triple Alliance.
They said, with the same dreary grace of manner, "Very sorry to go"; they drove to the railway, arrayed in the same perfect traveling suits of neutral
tint; and they had but one difference of opinion among them--each firmly believed that he was smoking the best cigar to be got in London.
Of the five guests, two were middle-aged gentlemen belonging to that large, but indistinct, division of the human family whom the hand of Nature has painted in unobtrusive neutral
You mean to say," replied Barbicane, "to attain that neutral
point where the terrestrial and lunar attractions are equal; for, starting from that point, situated about nine-tenths of the distance traveled over, the projectile would simply fall upon the moon, on account of its weight.
Hence the neutral
territory between two representative species is generally narrow in comparison with the territory proper to each.
After having passed an unmolested night, in what would appear to be neutral
territory between Jemmy's tribe and the people whom we saw yesterday, we sailed pleasantly along.
And there is a neutral
state which is neither pleasure nor pain?
A truce, nevertheless, was at length agreed on, by the mediation of the neutral
parties, and the whole company again sat down at the table; where Jones being prevailed on to ask pardon, and Blifil to give it, peace was restored, and everything seemed