I saw it all, I divined it, but I did not dare to approach you first, because I had an influence over you and was afraid that you would force yourself, from gratitude, to respond
to my love, would try to rouse in your heart a feeling which was perhaps absent, and I did not wish that .
Thus he never failed to pay his diurnal court to her; and the self-satisfied Gascon was convinced that sooner or later she could not fail to respond
But, monsieur," said the Count of Morcerf, "for a man of your merit, Italy is not a country, and France opens her arms to receive you; respond
to her call.
1) When fire breaks out inside to enemy's camp, respond
at once with an attack from without.
But the prisoner was not less unwilling to respond
in Italian than in the other languages; his aim was to elude the examination.
He rode on in silence, except, that now and then he would give way to a burst of indignation, and exclaim, with a shake of the head and a toss of the hand toward the opposite shore--"bad men, very bad men across the river"; to each of which brief exclamations, his worthy cousin, Hay-she-in-cow-cow, would respond
by a guttural sound of acquiescence, equivalent to an amen.
The old man made this trivial remark, thinking it better not to respond
at all to Adam's agitation: he would gather, in an indirect way, that there was nothing decisive to communicate at present.
And, without doubt, to respond
to that signal, he pulled out a gilded nail near the glass, and shook it thrice.
But the professor did not respond
with so much cordiality as he had anticipated.
Do you think that I would respond
to such a trifle and yet be ignorant of his death?
If the Hales were sorry for him they would surely respond
to his appeal.
He might be deemed eligible by you and might be disposed to respond
to this proposal.