To such perseverance in wilful self-deception Elizabeth would make no reply, and immediately and in silence withdrew, determined, that if he persisted in considering her repeated refusals as flattering encouragement
, to apply to her father, whose negative might be uttered in such a manner as to be decisive, and whose behavior at least could not be mistaken for the affectation and coquetry of an elegant female.
Without any display of doing more than the rest, or any fear of doing too much, he was always true to her interests, and considerate of her feelings, trying to make her good qualities understood, and to conquer the diffidence which prevented their being more apparent; giving her advice, consolation, and encouragement
I know coloured men who, through the encouragement
, help, and advice of Southern white people, have accumulated thousands of dollars' worth of property, but who, at the same time, would never think of going to those same persons for advice concerning the casting of their ballots.
He realized from the first that he would not get up again, despite the doctor's encouragement
With shouts of encouragement
to his new friend, he hurried onward toward the Prince of Helium.
Mary," said Fred, seizing her hand as she rose; "if you will not give me some encouragement
, I shall get worse instead of better.
It was the hideous Number Three in mad pursuit of a female ourang outang, and an instant later he saw Number Twelve and Number Ten in battle with two males, while beyond he heard the voice of a man shouting encouragement
to some one as he dashed through the jungle.
You haven't taken my dare," he urged under this encouragement
Instead, with weird little chirrupings of encouragement
and excitation, he persuaded Jerry to dig a tunnel beneath the rude palisade of fence.
She had forced back the tears, in her lonely home; she had gone out to seek consolation and encouragement
under the sunny sky--to find comfort for her sore heart in the radiant summer beauty of flowers and grass, in the sweet breathing of the air, in the happy heavenward soaring of the birds.
This latter enterprise, admirably conducted, had been rewarded by the public with steady and liberal encouragement
Cummings, who was at all times a cheerful person, was whistling a tune, which he would occasionally interrupt to speak a word of friendly encouragement
to his horse.
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He answered: "You would see that I want a little encouragement
Hargrave the justice to acknowledge that I never saw him laugh at the child's misdemeanours, nor heard him utter a word of encouragement
to his aspirations after manly accomplishments.