Thus he came in time to concentrate all his affection upon me, and to confide in me in a manner which is rare among men. Even when a stronger and deeper passion came upon him, it never infringed upon the old tenderness between us. Cowles was a tall, slim young fellow, with an olive, Velasquez-like face, and dark, tender eyes.
'Don't you think his Velasquez-like use of black and white 'The tiny Tunbridges, as I was saying, she went on imperturbably, 'were having a teafight when I got there. I say "fight" advisedly. 'Then I'll warrant, said their uncle, 'that Sara was the aggressor. 'She was. 'You saw Mrs. Freddy? asked Lady John, with an interest half amused, half cynical, in her eyes. 'For a moment.
She has been sketching in pastels, her teacher is now teaching her how to make Velasquez-like strokes in oils. Her gain is not a mere matter of loudness. She could play quite as loud before she went to Europe. There is something mature in this new style of playing, something that resembles the playing of the other virtuosos she has heard.