After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea--how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land--my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.
"It's just getting interesting," he replied.
I find it interesting to observe Molly.
It was an interesting mental exercise and said much about the desires of the participants.
Gentlemen: I have only to-day found time to reply to your interesting letter.
I tried to make a photographer out of my godson Billy, but I'm afraid at his age there are a lot more interesting things to do, and they all have female names.
"Our temporary sheriff is getting more interesting," Fred said.
"Interesting. Unless they're headed to Hell, I don't need…" He drifted off, mind on the demons.
Nevertheless, I must tell you that we are alive,--that we reached home safely, and that we speak of you daily, and enjoy your interesting letters very much.
But I must not waste my time wishing idle wishes; and after all my ancient friends are very wise and interesting, and I usually enjoy their society very much indeed.
TO MR. JOHN HITZ 12 Newbury Street, Boston, February 3, 1899. ...I had an exceedingly interesting experience last Monday.
TO MR. JOHN HITZ 138 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Feb. 3, 1900. ...My studies are more interesting than ever.
Miss Watkins, the lady who has charge of her wrote me a most interesting letter.
When she is in a new place, especially an interesting place like Niagara, whoever accompanies her--usually, of course, Miss Sullivan--is kept busy giving her an idea of visible details.
I guess my life isn't very interesting to other people, but Alex and I like the way we live.
That might prove interesting, don't you think?
The Deans and Fred were torn between discussing Fitzgerald's blockbuster announcement and this conversation, which was becoming more interesting by the minute.
"Interesting," Dean said as he drizzled the olive oil over the pasta and sprinkled it with pepper and Italian spices.
The experiment was interesting, but of course came to little.
The other day, I met a deaf Norwegian gentleman, who knows Ragnhild Kaata and her teacher very well, and we had a very interesting conversation about her.
Dr. Bell told me many interesting things about his work.
"On the contrary it's very interesting!" replied Pierre not quite truthfully.
"Interesting thought," Brennan said when I'd told him our theory.
It was an interesting conversation, albeit one-way.
Interesting, but sorry, I didn't kill anyone.
"It would be interesting to know who wants to buy the land," Dean asked.
It would have been much more interesting if she had been able to see his face when she got that information.
Makes reading Annie Quincy's journal a bit more interesting, doesn't it?
So it always is--"man only is interesting to man."
It is very interesting to watch a plant grow, it is like taking part in creation.
"Oh, very interesting!" said Mademoiselle Bourienne.
To them the words of Miloradovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.
But in spite of much that was interesting and had to be discussed, the baby with the little cap on its unsteady head evidently absorbed all his attention.
Conversation of this kind, interesting to no one yet unavoidable, continued all through teatime.
Natasha saw by Pierre's animation that his visit had been interesting and that he had much to tell them but dare not say it before the old countess.
I never realized what a wonderful people the Japanese are until I saw their most interesting exhibit.
It is a very interesting souvenir of Columbus, and of the Fair White City; but I cannot imagine what discoveries I have made,--I mean new discoveries.
Mark Twain has said that the two most interesting characters of the nineteenth century are Napoleon and Helen Keller.
Of course, in the beginning it was necessary that the things described should be familiar and interesting, and the English pure and simple.
It was worth the while to see the sun shine on these things, and hear the free wind blow on them; so much more interesting most familiar objects look out of doors than in the house.
All sound heard at the greatest possible distance produces one and the same effect, a vibration of the universal lyre, just as the intervening atmosphere makes a distant ridge of earth interesting to our eyes by the azure tint it imparts to it.
How much more interesting an event is that man's supper who has just been forth in the snow to hunt, nay, you might say, steal, the fuel to cook it with!