Ministerial appointments were staggering in their fitfulness, and appeared to the people as a kind of absurdity.
His impenetrable reserve chills the warmth of enthusiasm, while the fitfulness of his morals produces constant inquietude.
But now what fitfulness of temper this, to carry off by violence, to rob my soul of one, the choicest jewel of his tribe.
The rains, the winds and the waves, the complexity and the fitfulness of nature, are always before him.
He however said he would come again in the morning, as there was a fitfulness in my father's pulse which he did not like.
He describes him as of small stature, but of sharp and keen wit, with a mind tinged with melancholy and fitfulness.
There was sometimes a bit of waywardness about Leslie Goldthwaite; there was a fitfulness of frankness and reserve.
Here we have clear recognition of the two great characters of sex impulse, its violence and its fitfulness.
The fitfulness of the winds had found its way into my feelings, and the somber tone of the clouds into my meditations.
It takes a picture of the energy exerted, and of the regularity or fitfulness of the manner in which energy is exerted.