1 He had always been more sensitive than the people about him to the appeal of natural beauty.
2 Ellen, sensitive to the bonds of kin, be they blood or marriage, wrote back reluctantly agreeing that she must stay but demanding Wade and Prissy be sent home immediately.
3 He was still the thin sensitive boy with the same lock of pale brown hair hanging over his forehead and the same delicate useless-looking hands she remembered so well.
4 I always felt that women had a hardness and endurance unknown to men, despite the pretty idea taught me in childhood that women are frail, tender, sensitive creatures.
5 Despite hard work, they were still slender and sensitive looking and remarkably well tended for a farmer's hands.
6 Lily had no real intimacy with nature, but she had a passion for the appropriate and could be keenly sensitive to a scene which was the fitting background of her own sensations.
7 But now she had grown more sensitive to criticism and less confident in her power of disarming it.
8 But she was growing less sensitive on such points: a hard glaze of indifference was fast forming over her delicacies and susceptibilities, and each concession to expediency hardened the surface a little more.
9 Carol was shuddering with the vicarious shame which sensitive people feel when they listen to an "elocutionist" being humorous, or to a precocious child publicly doing badly what no child should do at all.
10 ALL that midsummer month Carol was sensitive to Kennicott.
11 She got through three more minutes by studying the face of a girl in the pew across: a sensitive unhappy girl whose longing poured out with intimidating self-revelation as she worshiped Mr. Zitterel.
12 He was at once too sensitive and too sophisticated to touch business as she knew it in Gopher Prairie.
13 He was the first man in town who had not been sensitive enough to feel Carol's aloofness.
14 Perhaps I was over sensitive to such impressions at the time, but I could not help staring at this gallows with a vague misgiving.
15 The door opened; Miss Nellie and her music-master stood behind it, but blind Samson, who was so sensitive to presences, did not know they were there.