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He looked, as he spoke, to the seat which Mrs Clay had been lately occupying: a sufficient explanation of what he particularly meant; and though Anne could not believe in their having the same sort of pride, she was pleased with him for not liking Mrs Clay; and her conscience admitted that his wishing to promote her father's getting great acquaintance was more than excusable in the view of defeating her.
Mrs Nickleby,' said that excellent gentleman, lowering his voice, 'there is the most trifling, the most excusable breach of confidence in what I am about to say; and yet if my friend Pyke there overheard it--such is that man's delicate sense of honour, Mrs Nickleby--he'd have me out before dinner-time.
It is excusable to grow enthusiastic over the infinite numbers of organic beings with which the sea of the tropics, so prodigal of life, teems; yet I must confess I think those naturalists who have described, in well-known words, the submarine grottoes decked with a thousand beauties, have indulged in rather exuberant language.
In the face of man's desire a girl is excusable if she thinks herself priceless.
Now all this is very natural in students of philosophy such as I have described, and also, as I was just now saying, most excusable.
I--at a time when I began to give way to the utmost despair everything would be excusable at such a time--at that very time I received But it would take up an hour to tell you all particulars.
the ordering out of the Guards and the line to Belgium, and the mustering of the allied armies in that country under the command of his Grace the Duke of Wellington--such a dignified circumstance as that, I say, was entitled to the pas over all minor occurrences whereof this history is composed mainly, and hence a little trifling disarrangement and disorder was excusable and becoming.
though she, Rebecca, had seemed to act undutifully towards Miss Crawley; yet was not her fault a natural and excusable one?
Scarcely a fair description of Mr Pickering, but in a man in Bill's position a little bias is excusable.
Still, admitting all this, I clung--with an obstinacy which was surely natural and excusable, under the circumstances-- to one or other of the only two explanations that I could see which accounted for the unendurable position in which I then stood.
Bob Jakin was with him, come to congratulate "the old master," not without some excusable pride that he had had his share in bringing about Mr.
Therefore, what you did is explicable but not excusable.