intimacy


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I have been seeing their intimacy with the greatest pleasure.
Knightley, if I take the liberty (I consider myself, you know, as having somewhat of the privilege of speech that Emma's mother might have had) the liberty of hinting that I do not think any possible good can arise from Harriet Smith's intimacy being made a matter of much discussion among you.
Their conversation turned upon those subjects, of which the free discussion has generally much to do in perfecting a sudden intimacy between two young ladies: such as dress, balls, flirtations, and quizzes.
A man burdened with a secret should especially avoid the intimacy of his physician.
Nevertheless, time went on; a kind of intimacy, as we have said, grew up between these two cultivated minds, which had as wide a field as the whole sphere of human thought and study to meet upon; they discussed every topic of ethics and religion, of public affairs, and private character; they talked much, on both sides, of matters that seemed personal to themselves; and yet no secret, such as the physician fancied must exist there, ever stole out of the minister's consciousness into his companion's ear.
This diabolical agent had the Divine permission, for a season, to burrow into the clergyman's intimacy, and plot against his soul.
He was not handsome, and his manners required intimacy to make them pleasing.
Living in such intimacy as ours, no serious alteration could take place in any one of us which did not sympathetically affect the others.
This manner of carrying an intimacy at the bayonet's point was Van Tromp's stock-in- trade.
She was very wrong in singling me out as she did; I can safely say that every advance to intimacy began on her side.
What is there in that pocket-handkerchief, dear Mademoiselle Hennequin," asked Betts Shoreham, who had a pernicious habit of calling young ladies with whom he was on terms of tolerable intimacy, "dear,"--a habit that sometimes misled persons as to the degree of interest he felt in his companions--"what CAN there be in that pocket- handkerchief to excite tears from a mind and a heart like yours?
My intimacy with Wolf Larsen increases--if by intimacy may be denoted those relations which exist between master and man, or, better yet, between king and jester.