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She spoke -- after suppressing a momentary tremor -- with a quiet distinctness of utterance which reached all ears, and which at once confirmed the favorable impression that her appearance had produced.
Suppressing a strong inclination to laugh, I stepped through the bronze frame and up to the Time Machine.
said Buckingham, feebly, streaming with blood, and suppressing his agony to speak of her he loved, "what has she written to me?
The young girl then continued, speaking slowly, like a person who is either inventing or suppressing some feature of the history which he is relating.
No, on the contrary, I am not inclined to laugh," said Athos, suppressing a sigh.
Not much," he assented, sleepily, in his hoarse voice, with just enough deference, no more, and barely suppressing a yawn.
I thought this idea so valuable, that I obtained his leave to use it on condition of suppressing his name.
boarding around' with the families of his pupils, in true American fashion, and easily suppressing, on one memorable occasion, the efforts of his larger scholars to inaugurate a rebellion by physical force.
A Frenchman imagined the idea of suppressing this obstacle.
When we were taking coffee in the drawing-room that night after dinner, I told Arthur and Mary my experience, and of the precious treasure which we had under our roof, suppressing only the name of my client.
Neither doth it follow, that because these fames are a sign of troubles, that the suppressing of them with too much severity, should be a remedy of troubles.
One afternoon Joe commented on it, with that air of suppressing an indulgent smile which Mary found so trying.