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  • A sad or a culprit air did not befit him: one reckoned up his foibles and errors when seeing him under a partly beaten aspect. (10)
  • And when the wine is in them the nature comes out, and they must be buffetting, and up start politics, and good-bye to harmony! (10)
  • And I just sprang up and left him when I heard your voice, without putting anything to keep him in. (9)
  • And it had been his own doing, not shutting the outer door behind him when he came in. (8)
  • And she was still playing when her father came in. (8)
  • And then in the afternoon, when that woman hurt her horse, it was all as if you were on her side. (8)
  • Be sure I am giving up the ghost when I cease to be one soul with you, dear and dearest! (10)
  • But when from the jury box his eyes fell once more on the hare-eyed figure in the dock, he had his worst moment yet. (8)
  • But when he began to scold me I lost my temper, and I gave him a few wholesome truths in the guise of taunts. (9)
  • But when he was out of sight, all seemed gone. (10)
  • But when they met, her first glance divined that something had happened, and her first question frustrated his generous intention. (9)
  • But you must honor the way they work and get on when they come North and begin doing for themselves. (9)
  • But, when she had refused to let him walk back with her, Summerhay stood stock-still beneath the colonnade. (8)
  • De Courcy arrived just when he should not. (4)
  • Do they not fly shrieking when they behold it? (10)
  • Do you remember when you used to come into the nursery because Jenny was pretty? (8)
  • For when the soul of a youth can be heated above common heat, the vices of passion shrivel up and aid the purer flame. (10)
  • He contended that the best English was spoken there; and so it was, when he spoke it. (9)
  • He felt very like a sheep that has come from a shearing, and when released he wished to run away. (10)
  • He is better off when dead, and society is profited by his removal. (7)
  • He looked forward to the bittersweet hour verging upon dawn, when he should be writing to Emilia things to melt the vilest obduracy. (10)
  • He made her praise him for them, to his face, when he disclaimed their merit, and after his death, when he could not. (9)
  • He ought to have known; he ought to have given them warning; but when did a Forsyte ever imagine that his conduct could upset anybody! (8)
  • He probably sentimentalizes, like most men when they are well rid of a burden. (10)
  • He stood by the cart, hands deep down his pockets, when she descended. (10)
  • He was not so glad when he looked round on these, his first, examples of modern German art. (9)
  • He was so much better looking now than when he had those little whiskers. (8)
  • I wonder why we always leave the mother out of the count when we sum up the hereditary tendencies? (9)
  • If we are not to be beloved, spare us the small coin of compliments on character; especially when they compliment only our acting. (10)
  • It was all curiously unchanged, as old houses are when they are let furnished. (8)
  • It was dark when they arrived; just their bedroom and two sitting-rooms had been made ready, with fires burning, though it was still high summer. (8)
  • It was long after nine when they rose. (8)
  • It was not a remarkable speed, when all was said; and we took four hours to cover ten miles at the best of it. (2)
  • It would be better when the whole thievish business was irretrievably begun and ordered in its secret courses! (8)
  • John Raikes; but we know that very stiff young gentlemen betray monkey-minds when sweet young ladies compel them to disport. (10)
  • No matter how, where, when the prime national necessity is now the growth of potatoes. (8)
  • No one could have characterized the kind of thing he had done more severely than he when he called it dog eat dog. (9)
  • Once, when he was seven years old, the little fellow woke up at night to see a lady bending over him. (10)
  • Pasmer had, in fact, already asked Dan about the weather outside when his wife appeared. (9)
  • Plenty of common-sense is in the world to thrust her back when she pretends to empire. (10)
  • Shall thy like dare hold debate when questioned of my like? (10)
  • She had forgotten her signature to the letter to the professor when his answer arrived. (10)
  • She had them when, as a virgin, she had no sense. (10)
  • She never wept but when she said this. (10)
  • She often went there, especially when her heart was stirred, and it was a lovely spot. (5)
  • She smiled when, he gave signs of having discovered her, and came up to the door of her carriage. (9)
  • She spoke from that emotion when it had ceased to animate her. (10)
  • She thought so; she relied on her devout observances; they gave her sweet confidence, and the sense of being specially shielded even when specially menaced. (10)
  • Sir, do I presume when I say I have your excuse for addressing you because you are his countryman? (10)
  • Take it as an axiom, when you utter a sentimentalism, that more than one pair of ears makes a cynical critic. (10)
  • That accounts for their willingness to flutter round your evening lamp when they ought to be singeing their wings at their own. (9)
  • The old Austrian Field-Marshal had eluded him at Mantua on that very night when Vittoria had seen his troops in motion. (10)
  • The signs of this were so fine that when she reported them March laughed in scornful incredulity. (9)
  • The thought had already occurred to him when he read his copy of the report. (8)
  • There are times when, I confess, I require a Laetitia Dale to bring me out, give and take. (10)
  • They both felt more tranquil when they were irretrievably committed by the purchase of their tickets, and when they sat down in the waiting. (9)
  • They come but rarely; rarely even in love, when we fondly think them revelations. (10)
  • Up they rose; up rose everything her mind ranged over, subsiding immediately when the service was done. (10)
  • What a contrast did it offer to his last address in Rosings Park, when he put his letter into her hand! (4)
  • When Denny, and Wickham, and Pratt, and two or three more of the men came in, they did not know him in the least. (4)
  • When I found that, perhaps I was predisposed to give you some of what my sisters used to call my spice. (10)
  • When I was thirteen years younger I was loved, and my dearest sank to the grave. (10)
  • When I went to her last night, that devil had found her out again. (8)
  • When a person is not read by character, the position or profession is called on to supply raised print for the finger-ends to spell. (10)
  • When am I to see him? (10)
  • When had he seen the last new moon, and where? (10)
  • When he reached it he had a great disappointment. (10)
  • When his things were ready she put her arms round his neck, and for a moment pressed him to her. (8)
  • When it was over and she was gone, he would see that all was for the best. (8)
  • When the door of their carriage closed and it drove off with her and her husband to the station, she fetched a long sigh. (9)
  • When the orchestra struck up a fresh dance, James would have led his fair partner away, but she resisted. (4)
  • When they reached the gloomy little bedroom Felix pointed to the telegram. (8)
  • When this led her too far she took herself to task with a severity which hurt him too. (9)
  • When you ask me a thing I tell you just what I think, and it seems to set you off in a perfect gale. (9)
  • When you have studied the character, I am sure you will feel it suit you. (4)
  • When you see us together, the natural concord of our minds is of course misleading. (10)
  • Why did it so move one even when, as now, it was the voice of insult! (8)
  • Woodseer, when the plate was pushed aside and the pipe appeared. (10)

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