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But one thing, nevertheless, that made me a little distrustful about receiving a generous share of the profits was this: Ashore,
All these cares and worries and disappointments tortured my poor father until he became moody and distrustful.
He had reported to Aramis what had taken place, and Aramis, not less distrustful than he, had increased his suspicions.
That meeting between the brothers, where Esau is so loving and generous, and Jacob so timid and distrustful, notwithstanding his sense of the Divine favour, has always touched me greatly.
Henri turned away; dissatifaction was plainly evinced in her face, and a smile, slight and brief, but bitter, distrustful, and, I thought, scornful, curled her lip as she took her place in the class; it was a secret, involuntary smile, which lasted but a second; an air of depression succeeded, chased away presently by one of attention and interest, when I gave the word for all the pupils to take their reading-books.
Agnan, and pressed him in his arms with a tenderness which the most distrustful could not have suspected of coldness or affectation.
The British traders, too, were ignorant of the country, and distrustful of the natives.
A stern, a sad, a darkly meditative, a distrustful, if not a desperate man did he become from the night of that fearful dream.
New York took stray noblemen calmly, and even (except in the Struthers set) with a certain distrustful hauteur; but when they presented such credentials as these they were received with an old-fashioned cordiality that they would have been greatly mistaken in ascribing solely to their standing in Debrett.
He was exceedingly distrustful, as ignorance usually was, and he was always more or less under the influence of raw gin, of which he drank great quantities and of which he and his back-shop, as we might have observed, smelt strongly; but he did not think him mad as yet.
Abelard, a man of splendid talents, and ranking as the first debater of his time, became timid, irresolute, and distrustful of his powers.
He found beneath the brows of the stranger a glance no less piercing or less distrustful than his own.