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Catherine, with all the earnestness of truth, expressed her astonishment at such a charge, protesting her innocence of every thought of Mr.
Winterbourne turned with a protesting smile to her mother, but this lady evaded his glance, and, seating herself, fixed her eyes upon her son.
I can not help but see it, now and then, but I keep on protesting against the groveling spirit that could persuade those masters to prostitute their noble talents to the adulation of such monsters as the French, Venetian and Florentine Princes of two and three hundred years ago, all the same.
With this din of opinion and debate there was a keener scrutiny of institutions and domestic life than any we had known; there was sincere protesting against existing evils, and there were changes of employment dictated by conscience.
She flashed a smile at me, and, protesting an engagement with her dentist, jauntily walked on.
Porter firmly by the arm and hurried the weakly protesting old gentleman off in the direction of Cape Town, fifteen hundred miles to the south.
Quite a number of letters came from parents protesting against their children engaging in labour while they were in the school.
From time to time the Doctor glanced round at the door or up at the galleries, vaguely anticipating the appearance of some protesting stranger, in possession of some terrible secret, commissioned to forbid the progress of the service.
The babe bawled tremendously, protesting with great violence.
Sophia then threw herself at her feet, and laying hold of her hands, begged her with tears to conceal what she had drawn from her; urging the violence of her father's temper, and protesting that no inclinations of hers should ever prevail with her to do anything which might offend him.
The main demands of the protests according to the report included: higher wages, salaries and/or allowances and protesting arbitrary dismissals.
KARACHI -- Chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Altaf Hussain has appealed to the protesting parties to defer their protests considering the current situation of the country and difficulties faced by victims of floods.