But, however, I shall so far do justice to this part of the Academy, as to acknowledge that all of them were not so visionary
. There was a most ingenious doctor, who seemed to be perfectly versed in the whole nature and system of government.
But the visionary
little maid on her part, beckoned likewise, as if to say -- "This is a better place; come thou into the pool.
"Senor Florismarte here?" said the curate; "then by my faith he must take up his quarters in the yard, in spite of his marvellous birth and visionary
adventures, for the stiffness and dryness of his style deserve nothing else; into the yard with him and the other, mistress housekeeper."
But notwithstanding the concurring testimony of experience, in this particular, there are still to be found visionary
or designing men, who stand ready to advocate the paradox of perpetual peace between the States, though dismembered and alienated from each other.
The only refuge left for those who prophesy the downfall of the State governments is the visionary
supposition that the federal government may previously accumulate a military force for the projects of ambition.
"That great stream!" Helen would begin, gazing as if she saw a visionary
cascade, "I've a good mind to go with you myself, Willoughby--only I can't.
Our ordinary distinctions become so trifling, so impalpable, so ridiculously visionary, in comparison with a classification founded on truth, that all talk about the matter is immediately a common place.
But the visionary shapes of a long posterity, for whose home this mansion was intended, have faded into nothingness since the death of the founder's only son.
But as in an hour, this river of dreams and wild romance has emerged to a reality scarcely less visionary and splendid.
Always dressed in white, she seemed to move like a shadow through all sorts of places, without contracting spot or stain; and there was not a corner or nook, above or below, where those fairy footsteps had not glided, and that visionary golden head, with its deep blue eyes, fleeted along.
is a word routinely applied to dreamers who see the world differently.
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