Usage examples for mobile

  1. No army that ever took the field was ever so mobile. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  2. She looked at them with interest, and indeed they were interesting in their way; tall, spare men, light coloured, with refined, mobile faces. – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  3. His heir had no taste for the sea, and the steamer was sold at a price far beyond her cost; and the purchaser had succeeded in getting her into Mobile Bay with a valuable cargo. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  4. At Mobile Point and Dauphin Island, and at the Rigolets, leading to Lake Pontchartrain, materials to a considerable amount have been collected, and all the necessary preparations made for the commencement of the works. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. These sister epistles represent the moods of conflict and repose which alternated in St Paul's mobile nature. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  6. " May I," said he, suddenly roused to what was passing about him, and advancing with a gracious smile upon his mobile face, lit up by the pleasant musings of the whist- table- pleasant to him, but assuredly not pleasant to his partner-" may I hope, marchesa, that you will acquiesce in our little plan for to- morrow?" – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  7. Hudson was a tall, slender young fellow, with a singularly mobile and intelligent face. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  8. Some end there must be to the perpetuum mobile of wrong and revenge. – Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle by H. N. Brailsford
  9. The face is intelligent, but not refined; the clear dark eyes bespeak the artist spirit, but the full mobile mouth tells the material nature of the man. – Fra Bartolommeo by Leader Scott (Re-Edited By Horace Shipp And Flora Kendrick)
  10. He seemed in the prime of life, little the worse for his terrible struggles, only the gray a trifle more decided about the temples, but the eyes full of light, and the mobile mouth full of vitality. – Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh by George W. Foote
  11. Many regiments, it is true, have permanent quarters, but there are mobile columns as well. – England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon
  12. Only lack of hay kept him from making a mobile fortress of it. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  13. Oh, I read from your mobile counternance that you're keepin' sumpum back, but it don't matter. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  14. If a thought stirred those mobile features, if a sudden blush suffused the cheeks, or a smile brought life into the face, he found a fresh delight in trying to discover the secrets of this mysterious creature. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  15. Nor were there many lines as yet upon the smooth and mobile face; and its frame was still that dear den of disorder and good taste, with the carved book- case, the dresser and chests of still older oak, and the Wattses and Rossettis hung anyhow on the walls. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  16. The worst is, that these gunboats could have done service against Charleston, Mobile, Savannah, etc. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  17. There was a strange mixture of passion and of curiosity in his mobile face. – The Italians by Frances Elliot