In matters intellectual and artistic Newland Archer felt himself distinctly the superior of these chosen specimens of old New York gentility; he had probably read more, thought more, and even seen a good deal more of the world, than any other man of the number.
It was a modern building, without distinctive character, but many-windowed, and pleasantly balconied up its wide cream-coloured front.
She made no answer, and he sat in silence, watching her profile grow indistinct against the snow-streaked dusk beyond the window.
"All over—what do you mean?" he asked in an indistinct stammer.
He felt a distinct disappointment on learning that she was away; and almost immediately remembered that, only the day before, he had refused an invitation to spend the following Sunday with the Reggie Chiverses at their house on the Hudson, a few miles below Skuytercliff.
Though all these transactions had been widely reported by the Jacksons a sporting minority still clung to the belief that old Catherine would appear in church, and there was a distinct lowering of the temperature when she was found to have been replaced by her daughter-in-law.
They enclosed him in a kind of golden haze, through which the faces about him looked remote and indistinct: he had a feeling that if he spoke to his fellow-travellers they would not understand what he was saying.
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Martinez and his colleagues identified 21 distinct emotions made by the human face.