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I exhorted her to seek consolation in doing her duty to God and man, to put her trust in Heaven, and solace herself with the care and nurture of her little daughter; assuring her she would be amply rewarded by witnessing its progress in strength and wisdom, and receiving its genuine affection.
Except some cavils about the power of convening either house of the legislature, and that of receiving ambassadors, no objection has been made to this class of authorities; nor could they possibly admit of any.
At his own ball he offended two or three young ladies, by not asking them to dance; and I spoke to him twice myself, without receiving an answer.
And on receiving an assuring nod from Alexey Alexandrovitch, he went on, stealing a glance now and then at Alexey Alexandrovitch's face, which was growing red in patches.
Half an hour after receiving this information, I was on my way to Portland Place--without having had the courage to own it to Mr.
Nor do I like receiving them, since I know how much they must have cost you.
I have a Relation in Scotland (said Sophia to me as we left London) who I am certain would not hesitate in receiving me.
I had not a notion of her being such a little devil before, she seemed to have all the Vernon milkiness; but on receiving the letter in which I declared my intention about Sir James, she actually attempted to elope; at least, I cannot otherwise account for her doing it.
And Prince Vasili had to go without receiving any explanation.
You may not be aware, sir, that in receiving my niece under her roof her Ladyship was receiving a gentlewoman by birth as well as by education.
As he did not return, the family became uneasy, and going to the door by which he had left the house, his father called without receiving an answer.