vulnerable 脆弱的年幼脆弱~turn over反复考虑ever since从那时到现在
In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.
用一种冷淡的方式veteran bores 经验丰富的讨厌的人be privy to对……知情feigned sleep假寐
but we've always been unusually communicative in a reserved way
preoccupation入神a hostile levity 恶意的，轻浮unmistakable 明白地on the horizon即将来临
most of the confidences were unsought-frequently I have feigned sleep, preoccupation, or a hostile levity when I realised by some unmistakable sign that an intimate revelation was quivering on the horizon.
reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope.
a sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequally at birth.
riotous 暴乱的，狂欢的I have an unaffected scorn.真挚自然的不屑
I want no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.
If personality is an unbroken series of successful gesture, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life……
Now he was a sturdy straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner. Two shining arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward. Not even the effeminate swank of his riding clothes could hide the enormous power of that body-he seemed to fill those glistening boots until he strained the top lacing, and you could see a great pack of muscle shifting when his shoudler moved under his thin coat. It was a body capable of enormous leverage-a cruel body.
His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed.
We walked through a high hallway into a bright rose-colored space, fragilely bound into the house by French windows at either end. The windows were ajar and gleaming white against the fresh grass outside that seemed to grow a liitlle way into the house. A breeze blew through the room, blew curtains in at one end and out the other like pale flags, twisting them up towards the frosted wedding-cake of the ceiling, and then rippled over the wine-colored rug, making a shadow on it as wind does on the sea.