To any meditative Magian rover, this serene Pacific, once beheld, must ever after be the sea of his adoption.
If they noticed anything remarkable about Pierre, it was only his unabashed, meditative concentration and thoughtfulness, and the way he spoke French, which struck them as surprisingly good.
In the serene weather of the tropics it is exceedingly pleasant the mast-head; nay, to a dreamy meditative man it is delightful.
Thus, in an age of strife and polemics, it seemed to afford a refuge for quiet, gentle spirits, and meditative temperaments.
They carry us towards the ultimate mysteries which attract meditative minds.
It was a happy thought that dictated the plan of the book, to furnish a meditative religious lyric for each Sunday of the year, and for each saint's day and festival of the English Church.
The letters in the Examiner may be taken as marking the close of his period of meditative search, and his return to hopeful aspiring activity.
They contain nothing but meditative lyrical pieces, almost any one of which is typical of the whole, though there is considerable variation of merit.
The life of pleasure which he had lived in his youth comes back to him, not as it was in its actual distractions and disappointments, but in the idealizing light of meditative retrospect.
Olaus, who is one of the noblest figures in Swedish annals, was of the executive rather than the meditative class.