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and other such weighty utterances as imply attention, inquiry, acquiescence, or dissent on the part of the auditor.
The host swallowed another bumper, by way of denoting thorough comprehension and acquiescence, and the visiter continued.
Tulkinghorn returns methodically as he softly rubs his hands, "I should like to be assured of your acquiescence in my arrangements, Lady Dedlock.
In that interval the plan was completed, and as soon as she came again, her agreement was demanded; but instead of the gay acquiescence expected by Isabella, Catherine looked grave, was very sorry, but could not go.
With her as hostage I could force acquiescence to my every demand.
The other thern turned toward him in evident surprise, but when Lakor had whispered a few brief words into his ear he, too, drew back and nodded acquiescence to his superior's suggestion.
At last he brought her to a sulky acquiescence in which she promised to do all he advised.
He seemed to greet the lapse of minute after minute with stern acquiescence in the inevitable order.
acquiescence in whatever fate may send me--a cheerful acquiescence.
Nor did he dream that her low acquiescence was due, as much as anything else, to the beads of sweat on his forehead, his trembling hand, and his all too-evident general distress.
Ford, with an expression on his mobile features of mediate and happy acquiescence, started to reach for his pocket, then turned suddenly to Mr.
I nodded comprehension of his statement, and acquiescence in it, as a man should nod who knows all about men.