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And this, he said, which he could not bear to discover to me, was the only reason of his having so strenuously insisted on our journey.
The woman who wanted help in her housework em- ployed a "hired girl" who insisted on sitting at the table with the family.
He then lighted a lantern and with the eldest daughter, Martha, who insisted on accompanying him, went in search.
Robert Brown has strongly insisted on the fact that the rudimentary florets are of the highest importance in the classification of the Grasses.
It was blowing a gale of wind; but because he was announced to go he insisted on starting.
Letterblair, who lunched on a sandwich and tea, dined deliberately and deeply, and insisted on his guest's doing the same.