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It is recorded that during that triennial agitation no less than twenty-three Circles perished in domestic discord.
So great is the terror with which even now our Aristocracy looks back to the far-distant days of the agitation for the Universal Colour Bill.
Elton, and found nothing so interesting as the discussion of his concerns; and every report, therefore, every guessall that had already occurred, all that might occur in the arrangement of his affairs, comprehending income, servants, and furniture, was continually in agitation around her.
Kirwin said this, notwithstanding the agitation I endured on this retrospect of my sufferings, I also felt considerable surprise at the knowledge he seemed to possess concerning me.
His eyes flashed sullenly; his teeth were set; his stiff body, clenched fists, and head shrunk between his shoulders, betrayed the violent agitation that pervaded his whole frame.
asked Ilagin as he approached the whip who had sighted the hare- and not without agitation he looked round and whistled to Erza.
As a rule she was so calm; her agitation now was amazing.
Before he could get to the end of the sentence Miss Jethro's agitation broke through her reserve.
No, she could not tell an untruth with those eyes," thought the mother, smiling at her agitation and happiness.
That she colored and gave rather a startled movement did not surprise him after the agitation produced by the interview yesterday--a beneficent agitation, he thought, since it seemed to have made her turn to him again.
Her agitation and alarm exceeded all that was endured by the rest, by the right of a disposition which not even innocence could keep from suffering.
Her spirits still continued very high; but there was a flutter in them which prevented their giving much pleasure to her sister, and this agitation increased as the evening drew on.