All persons interested, which apparently did not include Martin and Leora, decided that they were not.
Tozer loved his daughter, apparently, and more or less liked Martin, and he wanted them near him.
When he comprehended that apparently they very much had discharged him, he was shamed that he should have given them a chance to kick him.
No one was in the parlor, which smelled of furnace-heat and balsam pillows; then, from nowhere apparent, Mrs. Tozer was there, worrying about him and trying to think of something polite to say.
Certainly Leora had appallingly never heard of these great ones, nor even attended the concerts, the lectures, the recitals at which Madeline apparently spent all her glittering evenings.
He was an eminent scientist, and it was outrageous that he should have to endure impudence from a probationer—a singularly vulgar probationer, a thin and slangy young woman apparently from the West.
"Really?" said Leora, when it was apparent that Martin had passed beyond speech.
Apparently he accelerated for corners, to make them more interesting.
Apparently the jester expected large gratification, but it took ten seconds for Martin to remember who Irving Watters might be.
Apparently she did not have enough to attend a small Midwestern denominational college.
The only unhappy participant, apparently, was Martin.
Apparently an official in a democratic state has to do those things.
They wished to start a research which might take two years without apparent results—possibly without any results.
There was apparently no one in Queen City who regarded him as other than a cranky Jew catching microbes by their little tails and leering at them—no work for a tall man at a time when heroes were building bridges, experimenting with Horseless Carriages, writing the first of the poetic Compelling Ads, and selling miles of calico and cigars.
The examining-chair was of doubtful superiority to that once used by Doc Vickerson of Elk Mills, and sterilizing was apparently done in a wash-bowl, but in a corner was an electric therapeutic cabinet with more electrodes and pads than Martin had ever seen.
Pickerbaugh apparently believed that this research would take six weeks; Martin had hoped to do it in two years; and with the present interruptions it would require two hundred, by which time the Pickerbaughs would have eradicated syphilis and made the test useless.
Once they were apparently in a roadhouse on a long street which must have been University Avenue; once in a saloon on Washington Avenue South, where three tramps were sleeping at the end of the bar; once in the carpenter’s house, where an unexplained man made coffee for them.
However vague the citizens were as to the nature of his wickedness, once they lost faith in him they lost it completely and with joy, and they welcomed an apparently spontaneously generated rumor that he had betrayed his benefactor, their beloved Dr. Pickerbaugh, by seducing Orchid.
When Tubbs peeped into his laboratory he found a humorless young man going about his tests of hemolytic toxins with no apparent flair for the Real Big Thing in Science, which was co-operation and being efficient.
He had no sport but tennis, at which he was too rusty to play with these chattering unidentified people who filled the house and, apparently with perfect willingness, worked at golf and bridge.
He was conscious that the porter was disapproving, but he had comfort in calculating that the man must make this run thrice a week, tens of thousands of miles yearly, apparently without being killed, and there might be a chance of their lasting till morning.
Davidson pressed his lips together, then: "Arrowsmith, with a man of your age I hate to answer you as I would a three-year-old boy, but apparently I must.
"Well, anyway— She who might have picked any number of well-bred, agreeable, intelligent chaps—and I MEAN intelligent, because this Arrowsmith person may know all about germs, but he doesn’t know a symphony from a savory…… I don’t think I’m too fussy, but I don’t quite see why we should go to a house where the host apparently enjoys flatly contradicting you…… Poor devil, I’m really sorry for him; probably he doesn’t even know when he’s being rude."
Clif explained how certain he was—apparently his distinguished medical training had something to do with it—to be president of a motor factory, and Mr. Babbitt confided: "You fellows are a lot younger than I am, eight-ten years, and you haven’t learned yet, like I have, that where the big pleasure is, is in Ideals and Service and a Public Career.
Ah, smugness! That is the enemy!" Apparently he recovered from Miss Gwilliam.
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The effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the dry fields.
The committee investigated some apparent discrepancies.