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The police, including the reserves, stood in little forlorn groups, waiting for the command the governor was too wise to issue.
That summer at Grand Isle she began to loosen a little the mantle of reserve that had always enveloped her.
But "she could never get acquainted with her: she did not know how it was, but there was such coldness and reserve such apparent indifference whether she pleased or notand then, her aunt was such an eternal talker
She could not be silent when such points were introduced, and she had neither shyness nor reserve in their discussion.
Possibly, some people might suspect him of a degree of under-bred pride; I have a sympathetic chord within that tells me it is nothing of the sort: I know, by instinct, his reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling - to manifestations of mutual kindliness.
When the brave man flees, treachery is manifest and it is for wise men to reserve themselves for better occasions.
Having thus provided myself with these maxims, and having placed them in reserve along with the truths of faith, which have ever occupied the first place in my belief, I came to the conclusion that I might with freedom set about ridding myself of what remained of my opinions.
The feast had been made ready on the second floor at La Reserve, with whose arbor the reader is already familiar.
Two or three dozen of us, all of exquisite fineness, were laid upon the counter, myself and two or three more of the better class being kept a little in the back ground, as a skillful general holds his best troops in reserve.
Such a wife as that would wish to push him, and he could hardly admit to himself that this was what fate had in reserve for him--to be propelled in his career by a young lady who would perhaps attempt to talk to the Kaiser as he had heard her the other night talk to the President.
I have disconcerted him already by my calm reserve, and it shall be my endeavour to humble the pride of these self important De Courcys still lower, to convince Mrs.
Poor pantaloon, he was not an object to excite love, but the smile in her eyes was affectionate, and it was possible that her reserve concealed a very deep feeling.