1 He mounted School House Hill at her side and walked on in silence till they reached the lane leading to the saw-mill; then the need of some definite assurance grew too strong for him.
2 But the thought of a definite rupture had never come to him, and even now could not lodge itself in his mind.
3 So she gracefully evaded, for the time being, a definite answer as to the duration of her visit and slipped easily into the life of the red-brick house at the quiet end of Peachtree Street.
4 She had nothing definite, only suspicions.
5 Mr. Gryce's sensations, if less definite, were equally agreeable.
6 In reality, her thoughts were finding definite utterance in the tranquil recapitulation of the blessings in store for her.
7 Her intentions in short had never been more definite; but poor Lily, for all the hard glaze of her exterior, was inwardly as malleable as wax.
8 With so much time to talk, and no definite object to be led up to, she could taste the rare joys of mental vagrancy.
9 Any definite situation would be more tolerable than this buffeting of chances, which kept her in an attitude of uneasy alertness toward every possibility of life.
10 Her loudly affirmed pleasure at seeing Miss Bart took the form of a nebulous generalization, which included neither enquiries as to her future nor the expression of a definite wish to see her again.
11 For there was no mistaking the definite intention behind his vague appeal; she could have filled up the blanks without the help of Mrs. Fisher's insinuations.
12 Regina's work-room knew to whom the headgear in her hands was destined, and had her opinion of its future wearer, and a definite knowledge of the latter's place in the social system.
13 Her gesture seemed to show a definite intention of dismissal, but her companion had tossed a bill to the waiter, and was slipping his short arms into his expensive overcoat.
14 She had come to him with no definite purpose; the mere longing to see him had directed her; but the secret hope she had carried with her suddenly revealed itself in its death-pang.
15 What confused her during the three or four months after her marriage was not lack of perception that she must be definite, but sheer careless happiness of her first home.