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This was especially to be remarked if any one attempted to impose upon, or domineer over, his favourite: he was painfully jealous lest a word should be spoken amiss to him; seeming to have got into his head the notion that, because he liked Heathcliff, all hated, and longed to do him an ill-turn.
She evidently considered it proper to show an interest in the general conversation by smiling, but in spite of herself her eyes under their thick long lashes watched her cousin who was going to join the army, with such passionate girlish adoration that her smile could not for a single instant impose upon anyone, and it was clear that the kitten had settled down only to spring up with more energy and again play with her cousin as soon as they too could, like Natasha and Boris, escape from the drawing room.
My friend, no; I will not impose upon your good nature.
He would not allow the older boys to impose upon me, and would divide his cakes with me.
But he was so soft-hearted that anyone could impose upon him.
But he failed to impose upon the Colonel, and was even far from impressing him with this trumped-up knowledge of bygone days.
of the Mill" because of the place where he had been reared, had not grown up in the direction which Claude would have liked to impose upon him.
Buy one of another man's--any great professor who beats me hollow--and the chances are that the more you give him, the more he'll impose upon you.
All this," thought Elinor, "is very pretty; but it can impose upon neither of us.
or under what misrepresentation can you here impose upon others?
The king has no will but that which policy dictates, but that which reasons of state impose upon him.
He has my friendship, always," said the girl, "but I doubt me if Norman of Torn be the man to impose upon it.