Heads were shook at his ignorance, followed by a slew of reminiscences of priceless bargains discovered in obscure places.
There were whispered conversations about money—hers, Dean presumed—followed by excited talk of the man driving up from some obscure New Mexico town to meet her at Bird Song.
Rhyn had come for her. The thought thrilled her. She didn't doubt he would try, and she hoped he hadn't done something like violate the obscure Immortal Codes he tried to follow just to get to her.
We're all trapped by a raging blizzard in an obscure little hotel on the French Riviera.
The first obscure and conf used conception of law gradually becomes clearer and better defined.
In the range of perception, intellect is subjected to the material conditions of sense, memory and imagination; and in infancy, when the will has allowed itself to assent precipitately to the conjunctions presented to it by these material processes, thought has become filled with obscure ideas.
The nimbus in Christian art appeared first in the 5th century, but practically the same device was known still earlier, though its history is obscure, in non-Christian art.
Apparently his birth was humble, but when the obscure figure of the young Artamon emerges into the light of history we find him equipped at all points with the newest ideas, absolutely free from the worst prejudices of his age, a ripe scholar, and even an author of some distinction.
The disorders that hastened its end find an analogy in the events of the more obscure period after the death of the earlier Jeroboam.
It was an obscure corner of the world.
The scene was obscured by the mists of time.
There was an elevated view of the harbor, partially obscured by trees.
With all the obscure allusions, the play is difficult to understand without assistance.
With obscure vision, the problem is often fatally compounded.
More data will be saved and more algorithms tested, more obscure data scrubbed in a never-ending search for patterns.
But a preference for obscure tongues is a sentimentality, divorced from the reality that economic opportunities that come with speaking English, the world language, outweigh the intangible benefits of linguistic diversity.
In investigating any subject there must occur at the beginning words and phrases which cannot be adequately understood until the pupil has made considerable advancement; yet I have thought it best to go on giving my pupil simple definitions, thinking that, although these may be somewhat vague and provisional, they will come to one another's assistance, and that what is obscure to-day will be plain to-morrow.
As soon as he learned that the Russian army was in such a hopeless situation it occurred to him that it was he who was destined to lead it out of this position; that here was the Toulon that would lift him from the ranks of obscure officers and offer him the first step to fame!
Though Nicholas Rostov had kept firmly to his resolution and was still serving modestly in an obscure regiment, spending comparatively little, the way of life at Otradnoe--Mitenka's management of affairs, in particular--was such that the debts inevitably increased every year.
At first it seemed strange that the son of an obscure Livonian gentleman should propose marriage to a Countess Rostova; but Berg's chief characteristic was such a naive and good natured egotism that the Rostovs involuntarily came to think it would be a good thing, since he himself was so firmly convinced that it was good, indeed excellent.
Though these reasons were very insufficient and obscure, no one made any rejoinder.
Everything seemed dark, obscure and terrible.