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In the meantime, as I cannot prevail on myself to discuss this painful subject with Miss Fairlie, may I beg, Miss Halcombe, that you will kindly undertake to give her the necessary explanation, deferring it of course until you have received the reply to that note.
I know the thing could not be," she went on, speaking more to herself than to me; "but I almost wish Walter Hartright had stayed here long enough to be present at the explanation, and to hear the proposal to me to write this note.
Was the explanation which she had just read really as satisfactory and as complete as it professed to be?
The first part of it referred to Captain Wragge, and entered unreservedly into all necessary explanations relating to the man himself and to the motive which had brought him to Combe-Raven.
To them such a process in the medico-judicial world will be unknown, and therefore, they are the more unlikely to accept any such explanation.
Only my boundless respect for your merits restrains me from demanding satisfaction at your hands, as well as a further explanation as to the reasons which have led you to take it upon yourself to answer for my conduct.
And since you, General, have today been so good as to listen to the Baron's complaints, and to enter into his concerns--since you have made yourself a participator in the affair--I have the honour to inform you that, tomorrow morning at the latest, I shall, in my own name, demand of the said Baron a formal explanation as to the reasons which have led him to disregard the fact that the matter lies between him and myself alone, and to put a slight upon me by referring it to another person, as though I were unworthy to answer for my own conduct.
I have not so much as begun my explanations to the Baron, and you are altogether ignorant as to the form and time which my intended procedure is likely to assume.
But there was only one difference between the prediction and the explanation of Tim's heart attack: a heart attack happened.
But that explanation carried little weight as Defense Minister Song Young-moo visited the troops in the region only a month ago.
Self-explanation, a concept-oriented learning activity, is defined as generating explanations to oneself to make sense of new and known information to be correct, and it has been regarded as an effective strategy in students' algebra learning (Chi, 2000; Chi, de Leeuw, Chiu, & Lavancher, 1994; Neuman, Leibowitz, & Schwarz, 2000).
The usual explanation was that something about Sally's and Josie's individual traits made them act as they did " maybe Sally was braver than Josie.