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Jennings left them earlier than usual; for she could not be easy till the Middletons and Palmers were able to grieve as much as herself; and positively refusing Elinor's offered attendance, went out alone for the rest of the morning.
I shuddered as I stood and looked round me: it was an inclement day for outdoor exercise; not positively rainy, but darkened by a drizzling yellow fog; all under foot was still soaking wet with the floods of yesterday.
Those habits of mimicry are growing on her; and she speaks to you with a levity which it is positively shocking to hear.
I am sure, if there are no precise proofs of their having done so, there is nothing, on the other hand, that can entitle us positively to conclude that they never did.
Nevertheless it is clear that such persons as the writer of these notes not only may, but positively must, exist in our society, when we consider the circumstances in the midst of which our society is formed.
But sit down," said Monte Cristo; "really I do not know what I have been thinking of -- I have positively kept you standing for the last quarter of an hour.
Against staying longer, however, Elizabeth was positively resolved-- nor did she much expect it would be asked; and fearful, on the contrary, as being considered as intruding themselves needlessly long, she urged Jane to borrow Mr.
We had been driven far south - much farther that way than we had meant to go; and suddenly, up there in the slings of the foreyard, in the midst of our work, I felt my shoulder gripped with such force in the carpenter's powerful paw that I positively yelled with unexpected pain.
I know all about it, and I can tell you positively that Helene is as innocent before you as Christ was before the Jews.
But now I want to talk about the ball; and to tell you that you positively must put off your holidays till it is over.
But I was so alarmed at the time by the sudden illness of my dog, that I do not feel justified in speaking positively.
Am I to understand that she positively falls into a trance, and sees people in distant countries, and foretells events to come?
I can positively discover that there is no physical cause of alarm; and (unless you admit me to your confidence) I can do no more.
His advice was given as coarsely as usual, and very positively at the same time.
They had admitted that they knew where Eustace had gone, but they declared at the same time that they were positively forbidden to communicate his address to any one.