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I perceived my answer pleased him; he had doubtless expected to see a chilling effect produced by his steady announcement that he would give me neither wine nor spirits; he just shot one searching glance at my face to ascertain whether my cordiality was genuine or a mere feint of politeness.
Poe's first genuine victory was won in 1833, when .
And no sooner was I alone than I burst into hysterical tears, only to stop and compliment myself because they sounded genuine - as though they were not
Fred gave up the fallacious hope of getting a genuine opinion; but on reflection he saw that Bambridge's depreciation and Horrock's silence were both virtually encouraging, and indicated that they thought better of the horse than they chose to say.
Though both alike, we admit it cordially, have a genuine sense of the eternal moral charm of "renunciation," something even of the thirst for martyrdom, for those wonderful, inaccessible, cold heights of the Imitation, eternal also in their aesthetic charm.
are no mean assemblage: many will be glad to have so much in one instructor; and this time, you shall try your fortune in a somewhat higher family in that of some genuine, thoroughbred gentleman; for such are far more likely to treat you with proper respect and consideration than those purse-proud tradespeople and arrogant upstarts.
she cried, in such sudden and genuine dismay as to make him laugh, and to bring a smile to her own lips against herself.
Weak and well-meaning people would have desponded under these circumstances; but your genuine Rogue is a man of elastic temperament, not easily compressible under any pressure of disaster.
You see, I'm not wed to genuine milk; I'm used to chalk and water.
Many of them were mere annals like the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, but some were the lifelong works of men with genuine historical vision.
He cumbers himself never about consequences, about interests; he gives an independent, genuine verdict.
Love was so unlike the article served up in books: the joy, though genuine, was different; the mystery an unexpected mystery.
Some of them are genuine, but most of them are bad actors.
Franklin's astonishment as genuine, when he saw how the girl stared at him.
A genuine wife and a genuinely, respectably, marital relation.