1 He seemed the most modern of modern voices.
2 The modern world has only vulgarized emotion by letting it loose.
3 Clifford collected very modern pictures, at very moderate prices.
4 Connie and he were attached to one another, in the aloof modern way.
5 He dreaded her will, her female will, and her modern female insistency.
6 They appeared in the most modern magazines, and were praised and blamed as usual.
7 Because, after all, like so many modern men, he was finished almost before he had begun.
8 It sat among cushions and was surrounded with rag dolls and other toys in modern excess.
9 He was interested in the technicalities of modern coal-mining, and in pulling Tevershall out of the hole.
10 He had never been one of the modern ladylike young men: rather bucolic even, with his ruddy face and broad shoulders.
11 Her room was the only gay, modern one in the house, the only spot in Wragby where her personality was at all revealed.
12 But she had that queer sort of bossiness, endless assertion of her own will, which is one of the signs of insanity in modern woman.
13 Poor thing, she too had some of the vulnerability of the wild hyacinths, she wasn't all tough rubber-goods and platinum, like the modern girl.
14 And since the field of life is largely an artificially-lighted stage today, the stories were curiously true to modern life, to the modern psychology, that is.
15 Connie wondered a little over Clifford's blind, imperious instinct to become known: known, that is, to the vast amorphous world he did not himself know, and of which he was uneasily afraid; known as a writer, as a first-class modern writer.
16 But once you started a sort of research in the field of coal-mining, a study of methods and means, a study of by-products and the chemical possibilities of coal, it was astounding the ingenuity and the almost uncanny cleverness of the modern technical mind, as if really the devil himself had lent fiend's wits to the technical scientists of industry.
17 But now that Clifford was drifting off to this other weirdness of industrial activity, becoming almost a creature, with a hard, efficient shell of an exterior and a pulpy interior, one of the amazing crabs and lobsters of the modern, industrial and financial world, invertebrates of the crustacean order, with shells of steel, like machines, and inner bodies of soft pulp, Connie herself was really completely stranded.
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