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Accustomed to John Reed's abuse, I never had an idea of replying to it; my care was how to endure the blow which would certainly follow the insult.
The robin listened a few seconds, intently, and then answered quite as if he were replying to a question.
Cruncher conceived the luminous idea of replying, "Agicultooral character.
I calculated the consequences of replying "Four Hundred Pound," and finding them against me, went as near the answer as I could - which was somewhere about eightpence off.
All stood up to receive her; and, replying to their courtesy by a mute gesture of salutation, she moved gracefully forward to assume her place at the board.
The tone of these questions was so rough that Christine stared at Raoul without replying.