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  • Accepted her love, declared his own! (8)
  • After all, it consisted mainly of fragmentary intimations from Miss Triscoe and of half-uttered questions which her own art now built into a coherent statement. (9)
  • And if romance is occasionally ridiculous, as I own it can be, humdrum, I protest, is everlastingly so. (10)
  • And suddenly it came to Soames how little he knew now of his own family. (8)
  • As to connexion, there Emma was perfectly easy; persuaded, that after all his own vaunted claims and disdain of Harriet, he had done nothing. (4)
  • Before he could scramble to his own, she had slid down the reeling promenade half to the guard, over which she seemed about to plunge. (9)
  • Besides, Chillon loved Henrietta; he was her own. (10)
  • Brinkley read the letter in her own room. (9)
  • But Bingley has great natural modesty, with a stronger dependence on my judgement than on his own. (4)
  • But by a flash of insight Shelton saw that at the bottom of their minds and of his own the feeling was the same. (8)
  • But I was not my own man again for the rest of the voyage. (2)
  • Do not fret, my own! (10)
  • Every land has its own peculiar character of beauty. (6)
  • Finally, all that dress-making in the house began to scare him with vague apprehensions in regard to his own dress. (9)
  • For that matter, Jane was her own mistress and could very well take care of herself; he had confidence in her wisdom. (10)
  • For there seemed his own passion transfigured in the darkening star-crowned sky, and the eyes of the leaping god. (8)
  • From the Club windows his own kind were looking out on them with regulated amusement. (8)
  • George was nourished by his own mother, Wendelin by a hired nurse. (5)
  • He alluded to friends in her neighbourhood and his own. (10)
  • He cherished his own belief, but discouraged theirs, and it was treason at Raynham to be caught traducing the left wing. (10)
  • He had repeated certain of her own which had been forgotten by her. (10)
  • He has his great estates and fortune all in his own hands. (10)
  • He replied to her that he thought he would rather be in his own home. (10)
  • He saw that his suspicions had been fathomed, and this injured his opinion of his own diplomacy. (8)
  • Her error was in arguing their attitude from her own temperament, and endowing them, for the purposes of argument, with her perspective. (9)
  • His own conduct with the little creature was like all the rest of him. (8)
  • His own instinct had been firm in this matter from the first. (8)
  • His own trouble seemed small while he was looking at that face. (8)
  • His visit afforded her but a very partial satisfaction, while his own enjoyment in it appeared so imperfect. (4)
  • I could not do it, simply because I could not live with my own emptiness for the sake of making an occasional display of fireworks. (10)
  • I hope Nevil will come often, for his own good; he will meet his own set of people here. (10)
  • I was of an age, he said, to know my own interests. (10)
  • If he was economical, surely he had a right to manage his own affairs. (10)
  • If it were his own life, would he be taking that risk? (8)
  • Is it, then, kind to permit him to wake by the natural action of his own physical energies? (7)
  • It included nearly a third part of her own life. (4)
  • It seemed to March that his own good-night from Dryfoos was dry and cold. (9)
  • It surprised him that this fellow, knowing his own cowardice and his conscience, should consent to live, and care to eat to live. (10)
  • It was pathetic, and he used sometimes to forecast her self-devotion with a tender indignation, which included a due sense of his own present demerit. (9)
  • It will be happy if he can so far inoculate his fellow-countrymen that they may be trusted with their own future. (2)
  • It would be too much to expect Sir Walter to descend into a small house in his own neighbourhood. (4)
  • Lapham returned home, she submitted all the accumulated facts of the case, and all her own conjectures, to her husband, and canvassed them anew. (9)
  • Lovell went to Wrexby Church, the spirit of that lady leading her to follow her own impulses, which were mostly in opposition. (10)
  • Mademoiselle Chassediane vowed that her own dress was ravishing. (10)
  • My father explained that he had ordered a couple of dozen of these chairs to be built on a pattern of his own. (10)
  • Neither time, nor health, nor life, to be called your own. (4)
  • No public man, as you know, can call his head his own for a moment. (8)
  • Nothing, but to grow more worthy of him, whose intentions and judgment had been ever so superior to her own. (4)
  • Now to my own affair. (10)
  • She always travels with her own sheets; an excellent precaution. (4)
  • She did everything very swiftly, wondering, all the time, at her own power of knowing what to take. (8)
  • She found her own way out, with the tears running down her face. (8)
  • She heard now the bell of her own train. (10)
  • She swam out of her depth, then scared at her own adventure, swam in again as the sun rose. (8)
  • Society, I own, is necessary to me. (4)
  • Stone was blowing his own tongue. (8)
  • The best thing about it was that it left the guests very much to their own devices. (9)
  • The gentlemen had their own pursuits, the ladies proceeded on their own business, and they met no more while Anne belonged to them. (4)
  • The starvation which ruled his own existence inclined him to a particularly severe view and severity was not his strong point. (8)
  • The waters are broken, and every nerve and sinew of the artist is strained to discover his own safety. (8)
  • They offered no opinion of their own. (10)
  • Thus had passed Montague Dartie in the forty-fifth year of his age from the house which he had called his own. (8)
  • To be caressed a little by her own kindred before she ceased to live was desireable after her heavy scourging. (10)
  • Towards the last he no longer sent his poems to the magazines in his own hand; but they were always signed in autograph. (9)
  • Vernon, surprized and incredulous, knew not what to suspect, and, without any change in her own views, only feared greater difficulty in accomplishing them. (4)
  • Vittoria had been too strenuously engaged in defending the steadiness of her own eyes to notice the shadow of an assumption of frankness in his. (10)
  • We each have our own views as to what they are. (8)
  • When my filleule first drove into Dayton she had some singularly audacious ideas of her own. (10)
  • Why was she so hard to her own life, so bitter a foe to her own happiness? (8)
  • Yet, how dreadful to be told such things of his own father! (8)

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