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But since it is quite clear," resumed the Doctor, "that at least five thousand years have elapsed since your entombment, I take it for granted that your histories at that period, if not your traditions were sufficiently explicit on that one topic of universal interest, the Creation, which took place, as I presume you are aware, only about ten centuries before.
They also take place in the petit salon, but with the doors tightly closed, and with explicit directions to every one in the house that we are not to be disturbed.
At that time I would have had a search made--even excavation if necessary--at my own expense, but all suggestions were met with a prompt and explicit negative.
You statement has been so explicit," said he at last, "that you have really left me very few questions to ask.
Hints have indeed not been wanting; but since you appear unwilling to take them from others, I offer you this one myself, in the only form in which well-bred people of our kind can communicate unpleasant things to each other: by letting you understand that I know you mean to see Ellen when you are in Washington, and are perhaps going there expressly for that purpose; and that, since you are sure to see her, I wish you to do so with my full and explicit approval-- and to take the opportunity of letting her know what the course of conduct you have encouraged her in is likely to lead to.
It is in the state that that common seeking after the good which is the profoundest truth about men and nature becomes explicit and knows itself.
As for Goldoni himself, he apparently never dreams of transgression; he is of rather an explicit conventionality in most things, and he deals with society as something finally settled.
To be more explicit, the initials mean that I am Thoroughly Educated.
As explicit as you were when you told me that you would not permit me to go to Guvutu?
Promptly came the reply that there was no record on the books of father's owning any stock, and a polite request for more explicit information.
And this consideration, perhaps it was, which prevented Captain Blifil from being more explicit with Mrs Wilkins, or from encouraging the abuse which she had bestowed on Allworthy.
One by one, as the characters of a cryptograph become explicit, the little signs left by the furnished room's procession of guests developed a significance.