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Strange to say, he stood up for her as if she were in earnest his veritable born lady; to such a pass had his unholy books brought him.
Slowly I worked my way to a corner of the room where I could force them to come at me only one at a time, and thus we fought upward of twenty minutes; the clanging of steel on steel producing a veritable bedlam in the little room.
The castle is a veritable prison, and I am a prisoner!
This recital was for him the occasion of veritable triumph.
Albert, who was a great smoker, and who had considered it no small sacrifice to be deprived of the cigars of the Cafe de Paris, approached the table, and uttered a cry of joy at perceiving some veritable puros.
Or perhaps she had no one to work for her, but was forced to sit with her legs crossed--a veritable invalid?
Why, it is a veritable pilgrimage, my dear friend, that you are making to the Temple of Friendship, as the poets would say.
His persecutors beat him down, trampled upon him, dragged him by his long, fair locks, and Ilbrahim was on the point of becoming as veritable a martyr as ever entered bleeding into heaven.
The lion's head now shone like a veritable lump of gold.
They called to mind, also, a long catalogue of foregone presentiments and predictions made at various times by the Delaware, and, in their superstitious credulity, began to consider him a veritable seer; without thinking how natural it was to predict danger, and how likely to have the prediction verified in the present instance, when various signs gave evidence of a lurking foe.
Oh, Crimsworth is better filled up than I am, I know besides he has a straight nose, arched eyebrows, and all that; but these advantages--if they are advantages--he did not inherit from his mother, the patrician, but from his father, old Crimsworth, who, MY father says, was as veritable a shire blue-dyer as ever put indigo in a vat yet withal the handsomest man in the three Ridings.
The Church-Service was a veritable Wilderness of Zin.