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Before Miss Garth's battery of reproof could open fire, before the first outburst of Mr.
I told her so, as she sat brooding after this outburst.
Now, usually I never interrupt a woman when she is crying, as it only encourages her to continue; but there was something so unexpected and mysterious about Rosalind's sudden outburst that it was impossible not to be sympathetic.
Gabriel put on a stupid look and pretended not to understand the private secretary's unseemly outburst.
The morning of the fortieth dawned, and the young man when he woke gave thanks in an outburst of joy that the danger was passed.
A new Shah, in an outburst of confidence, set up a wire between his palace and the market-place in Teheran, and invited his people to talk to him whenever they had grievances.
As for fixed abode, he said he had no other than that which chance offered wherever night might overtake him; and his words ended in an outburst of weeping so bitter that we who listened to him must have been very stones had we not joined him in it, comparing what we saw of him the first time with what we saw now; for, as I said, he was a graceful and gracious youth, and in his courteous and polished language showed himself to be of good birth and courtly breeding, and rustics as we were that listened to him, even to our rusticity his gentle bearing sufficed to make it plain.
My father is an old man,' said Richard; and then with an outburst, 'And a damned sight finer fellow than either you or Dalton
He had only one outburst and that was yesterday at an unusual time.
Even the magnificent outburst at the beginning of this book, in which the unhappy woman compares her heart to a dying moon, is prefaced by vague complaint:
She realised that my outburst of passion had been simply revenge, a fresh humiliation, and that to my earlier, almost causeless hatred was added now a personal hatred, born of envy.
The minister quailed before this outburst of sarcasm.