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He actually had stopped screaming because she had startled him so.
If Fog were non-existent, all lines would appear equally and indistinguishably clear; and this is actually the case in those unhappy countries in which the atmosphere is perfectly dry and transparent.
It even appears, if I mistake not, that in one instance the contemporary legislature denied the constructions of the council, and actually prevailed in the contest.
I actually learned the system two several times; and yet the shorthand in which I am writing these lines is Pitman's.
For we are not here to understand, as perhaps some have, that an author actually falls asleep while he is writing.
The cold is not excessive, if you are wrapped in furs--a dress which I have already adopted, for there is a great difference between walking the deck and remaining seated motionless for hours, when no exercise prevents the blood from actually freezing in your veins.
A few days were allowed to elapse (as a precaution agreed to by both parties) before the jewel was actually taken out of the bank.
Rebecca might, perhaps, have told more: but five minutes after Miss Briggs's arrival in Rebecca's apartment, Miss Crawley actually made her appearance there--an unheard-of honour--her impatience had overcome her; she could not wait for the tardy operations of her ambassadress: so she came in person, and ordered Briggs out of the room.
His one excuse for setting that prohibitory sentence at defiance rested on the assumption that his father was actually dying.
Things are as strange as though we were actually living together.
They actually try to encore one of her characters -- an old north-country lady; modeled on that honored preceptress in the late Mr.
Actually, as I said, I am but just gone thirty, and I may reasonably regard life, as the saying is, all before me.