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Then it grieves me deeply, but I must fulfil my office.
MONSIEUR COLBERT, - We have a promise to fulfil with M.
He observed her closely, but without stirring, as if he gave her time to make up her mind to fulfil her obvious duty.
Nevertheless, he observed with pleasure that Miss Brooke showed an ardent submissive affection which promised to fulfil his most agreeable previsions of marriage.
Weston to be one of your victims,' said I, with affected indifference, 'you will have to make such overtures yourself that you will find it difficult to draw back when he asks you to fulfil the expectations you have raised.
William, impassible and quiet as usual, was proceeding to the green to fulfil his duty as chairman.
But if you would not this poor life fulfil, Lo, you are free to end it when you will, Without the fear of waking after death.
To fulfil this oath appears to have been Shongi's chief motive for going to England; and when there it was his sole object.
He has had some purpose to fulfil in sending these afflictions to me; doubtless it was His will that I should turn to Him, my only refuge here below.
Well, and can the eyes fulfil their end if they are wanting in their own proper excellence and have a defect instead?
May the good ever-loving God fulfil your loveliest dream
Hattersley; if God had heard half your invocations of that kind, you would have been in hell long before now - and you cannot make amends for the past by doing your duty for the future, inasmuch as your duty is only what you owe to your Maker, and you cannot do more than fulfil it: another must make amends for your past delinquencies.
Born to consume the beasts of the field;" or, as it is commonly called, the game; and none, I believe, will deny but that those squires fulfil this end of their creation.
Neil on his part had no wish to prolong his dealings with me, only to fulfil his orders and be done with it; and he made haste to give me my route.
Yes, my father," replied I; "some destiny of the most horrible kind hangs over me, and I must live to fulfil it, or surely I should have died on the coffin of Henry.