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At this proposal Sancho opened his eyes and his ears a palm's breadth wide, and in his heart very readily acquiesced in whipping himself, and said he to his master, "Very well then, senor, I'll hold myself in readiness to gratify your worship's wishes if I'm to profit by it; for the love of my wife and children forces me to seem grasping.
Nor had you any curiosity to know other states or their laws: your affections did not go beyond us and our state; we were your especial favourites, and you acquiesced in our government of you; and here in this city you begat your children, which is a proof of your satisfaction.
He cheerfully acquiesced in this, and I gave him the same time as before for reduction.
He acquiesced, therefore, and chose the hundred pistoles, which the Englishman paid down on the spot.
Grandfather acquiesced in Laurence's view of the matter.
The braves of the two rival camps sullenly acquiesced in the arrangement.
At last she concluded, she could say no more, because, as I acquiesced in all things, there was no further ground for the exercise of her parts of speech.
He acquiesced in the suggestion; and we immediately, therefore, began surveying the country lying before us, with a view of determining upon the best route for us to pursue; but it presented little choice, the whole interval being broken into steep ridges, divided by dark ravines, extending in parallel lines at right angles to our direct course.
Paul’s, and Hiram prudently acquiesced in this appellation, making, however, the slight addition of calling it “New St.
Anne of Austria, a keen observer, like all women, and imperious, like every queen, was sensible of Madame's power, and acquiesced in it immediately, a circumstance which induced the young queen to raise the siege and retire to her apartments.
When she became aware that he wished Mimi to come with him to the roof and that she had acquiesced, her rage got beyond bounds.
I was weary of our little sitting-room and gladly acquiesced.