This effort exhausted the martial spirit, and satisfied the wounded pride of the Nez Perces, and they relapsed into their usual state of passive
Morton, the difference between active and passive
humanity-- between that which is satisfied with feeling, and that which prompts to serve.
It is out of my power to say precisely how long we remained in this passive
state in the hands of the manufacturer.
With the snapping of her tail-shaft her life seemed suddenly to depart from her big body, and from a stubborn, arrogant existence she passed all at once into the passive
state of a drifting log.
While his muscles were working lustily, his mind seemed as passive
as a spectator at a diorama: scenes of the sad past, and probably sad future, floating before him and giving place one to the other in swift sucession.
No smile, no trace of pleasure or satisfaction appeared in Sylvie's nun-like and passive
face as she heard her name read first.
The old man laughed as he shook her kindly by a hand that was passive
They were cold, these marble squares of his youth; but HE somehow was not, in this rich return of consciousness - the most wonderful hour, little by little, that he had ever known, leaving him, as it did, so gratefully, so abysmally passive
, and yet as with a treasure of intelligence waiting all round him for quiet appropriation; dissolved, he might call it, in the air of the place and producing the golden glow of a late autumn afternoon.
On the other side, nobility extinguisheth the passive
envy from others, towards them; because they are in possession of honor.
She was indolent, passive
, the caustic even called her dull; but dressed like an idol, hung with pearls, growing younger and blonder and more beautiful each year, she throned in Mr.
It is a passive
feeling capable of being roused for any object, as the vine can grow on any tree; and the wisdom of the world recognises its strength when it urges a girl to marry the man who wants her with the assurance that love will follow.
Can you leave them, gentlemen, without at least rendering them the passive
succor which remaining here a few days longer might insure them?