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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.