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I must be served at the fireside, she said; and she placed before me a little round stand with my cup and a plate of toast, absolutely as she used to accommodate me with some privately purloined dainty on a nursery chair: and I smiled and obeyed her as in bygone days.
There really was a sort of Magic about Dickon, as Mary always privately believed.
Her object in accompanying her husband to London was to see a certain celebrated physician, and to consult him privately on a very delicate and anxious matter connected with the state of her health.
Others, who had no claim to be privately informed, made inquiries of the undertaker's foreman, who said he understood the gentleman objected to large funerals.
When their treaty was finished, wherein I did them several good offices by the credit I now had, or at least appeared to have, at court, their excellencies, who were privately told how much I had been their friend, made me a visit in form.
This word was privately brought to Robin by David of Doncaster, and the saying vexed him sorely.
Elizabeth added privately, "And how much I shall have to conceal
As he was seated in his tent after nightfall, one of the men came to him privately, and informed him that there was mischief brewing in the camp.
Natasha and Nicholas often noticed their parents conferring together anxiously and privately and heard suggestions of selling the fine ancestral Rostov house and estate near Moscow.
Mirabel had an opportunity of speaking with his sister privately in her own room.