Help me to convince him that I cannot be the first to make concessions
without mockery and falsehood.
I fully anticipated a demand for certain new concessions
, following the precedent already established in the cases of the stuffed buzzard, and the Cupid's wing.
No base speculation on the future relations of Laura and myself, and on the private and personal concessions
which I might force from Sir Percival if I once had him at my mercy, ever entered my mind.
My love, you know the wretched state of the country--those unfortunate concessions
of John Barnacle's
Dressed with the utmost nicety and precision, in a quaint mixture of by-gone costume, with some slight concessions
to the prevailing taste, which rather served to point the old style pleasantly than to impair its effect, she sat, in a stately manner, with her hands folded on the table before her.
We have a right here, having discovered this cavern, and we claim it under a concession
of the Honduras Government.
I quite understand your feeling," I hastened to reply; but I thought it, after an instant, not opposed to this concession
to pursue: "Did she die here?
She was extremely glad that they had come to so good an understanding respecting the Eltons, and that their opinions of both husband and wife were so much alike; and his praise of Harriet, his concession
in her favour, was peculiarly gratifying.
Miss Garth had made no such concession
to the master and mistress of the house.
I permitted you to go once, as a concession
, to the Cafe d'Harcourt; but once is enough.
For a time that scared me; but any concession
would have shortened our chance of escape beyond estimating.
The opportunity was expected to be the concession
of a good post in the household of Monsieur, when that household would be established at the period of his marriage.
She had missed it and she was willing to make a concession
to bring it back.
We have little patience with those liberal clergy who dwell on nothing else than the difficulties of faith and the propriety of concession
to the opposite force.
Her hair, black but plentifully shot with grey, was brushed plainly back from her high forehead, and was gathered under a small round felt hat, like that of a man, with one sprig of feather in the band as a concession
to her sex.