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I have hesitated," said he, "but I have thought that my interest might be reconciled with that pity to which every human being has a right.
I remember a long gallery of rusting stands of arms, and how I hesitated between my crowbar and a hatchet or a sword.
He paused, hesitated, and then turned away and walked slowly the length of the room.
Bellegarde had hesitated a moment, and while he hesitated Newman's attentive glance had grown somewhat eager.
For a moment the beasts hesitated beneath the brilliant glare of the torches; but presently their eyes, becoming accustomed to the light, fell upon Woola and me, and with bristling manes and deep-throated roars they advanced, lashing their tawny sides with their powerful tails.
For an instant Thurid hesitated, and then, as though fearing that the Father of Therns would escape him with the Princess of Helium, he, too, dashed from the balcony in their wake.
She hesitated, cast her eyes over the front of the house, marked that a light burnt in one small window upon an upper floor, and pushed the door open.
Monty hesitated, half made up his mind to throw away three cards, then put one upon the table.
Glenarm roused your indignation, and you hesitated at giving an answer.
Nightingale immediately consented to the proposal; and now, having acquainted Jones with his father's lodging, and the coffee-house where he would most probably find him, he hesitated a moment, and then said, "My dear Tom, you are going to undertake an impossibility.
No word has passed--" She hesitated, in doubt about the expression she should use next, hesitated in a momentary confusion which it was very sad and very painful to see.
Dolly hesitated for a little while, and somewhat emboldened by his manner, said at last, 'Well then, sir.