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Thus refreshed and sobered, the jolly priest twirled his heavy partisan round his head with three fingers, as if he had been balancing a reed, exclaiming at the same time, ``Where be those false ravishers, who carry off wenches against their will?
In an instant I was sobered, and understood what I had done.
It was a sorrowful and a mightily sobered company that came forth again.
I was a little inclined to take his seriousness lightly, for, after all, four days of rest and freedom from burning, harrowing, anxiety does help to restore one's spirits, but when I saw his face, it sobered me.
That sobered him a little; and when he saw Henderson, the London journalist, in his garden, he called over the palings and made himself understood.