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Fanny's feelings on the occasion were indeed considerably more warm and genuine than her aunt's style of writing.
He is considerably cracked in his head, and that makes him foolish.
For a long time all went well; they lived in great comfort, and prospered so far as to be able to add considerably to their stores.
A shaggy little damaged man, withal, not unlike an old dog of some mongrel breed, who has been considerably knocked about.
Then the procureur, who, like the rest, was considerably agitated, commenced.
Though the troops were ill-clad, exhausted, and had lost a third of their number in killed, wounded, sick, and stragglers; though a number of sick and wounded had been abandoned on the other side of the Danube with a letter in which Kutuzov entrusted them to the humanity of the enemy; and though the big hospitals and the houses in Krems converted into military hospitals could no longer accommodate all the sick and wounded, yet the stand made at Krems and the victory over Mortier raised the spirits of the army considerably.
But it seemed doubtful whether he looked out for the sake of contemplation or of turning his back to a person who stood in the middle of the room, with his legs considerably apart and his hands in his trouser-pockets: a person in all respects a contrast to the sleek and cool Rigg.
It was not considerably enlarged during my childhood, for few books came to my father as editor, and he indulged himself in buying them even more rarely.
Guph was considerably shaken when he fell upon the hard ground, but he appeared to take no notice of the impertinence and composed himself to speak again to the Grand Gallipoot.
I was not ashamed of it at all; for, though plain, I had taken good care not to shabby or mean, and should have been pretty considerably at my ease, if my condescending hostess had not taken such manifest pains to make me so; and, as for the magnificence that surrounded her, nothing that met my eyes struck me or affected me half so much as her own altered appearance.
For the next few seconds my attention was considerably divided.
His road home lay across a stream into which his Ass, making a false step, fell by accident and rose up again with his load considerably lighter, as the water melted the sack.