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Craven did not look pleased, but it was quite plain that he dare not oppose his patient.
Pierre wished to say this to the Mason, but did not dare to.
I dare say he will come in when he knows who is here.
We dare not harm this little girl," he said to them, "for she is protected by the Power of Good, and that is greater than the Power of Evil.
I'm not clear about that; but I dare say she will do her best to make them comfortable in body and mind, in accordance with our mother's example.
If you dare to doubt it,' I said, 'I'll hammer the life out of you
I dare say; but if your French grammar was no better than your English, I think the praise was not deserved, my dear.
I'd have stayed on good firm ground and let them dare away.
Never," she replied, "for, in the first place, they would know that we would not dare go there, and in the second they themselves would not dare.
And if the truth may be told, I dare say that she too had some selfish attraction in the Russell Square house; and in a word, thought George Osborne a very nice young man.
I'm not jealous, but I'm wounded, humiliated that anybody dare think, that anybody dare look at you with eyes like that.
Yes, to be sure; now you mention it, I dare say he may be troubling about that.