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I want the key," said Magdalen, passing from the imitation at the breakfast-table to the post-bag on the sideboard with the easy abruptness which characterized all her actions.
He made all manner of gestures while he spoke, as if in incidental imitation of some few of the great diversity of signals that he had never seen.
Angry,' I answered, with an involuntary imitation of his dark frown.
Accordingly, I started at once, and she leaned upon my shoulder, and we went away at a pace that might have been an imitation (founded on my first impulse under that roof) of Mr.
But a kind of continuation of the Tales of my Landlord had been recently attempted by a stranger, and it was supposed this Dedicatory Epistle might pass for some imitation of the same kind, and thus putting enquirers upon a false scent, induce them to believe they had before them the work of some new candidate for their favour.
Miller), the bee on the window pane, "Robin Adair" (encored by the servants), and an imitation of herself in the act of appealing to Jane Carpenter's better nature to induce her to study for the Cambridge Local.
While I was still in this delightful dream, we came suddenly in front of a large inn and met Squire Trelawney, all dressed out like a sea-officer, in stout blue cloth, coming out of the door with a smile on his face and a capital imitation of a sailor's walk.
He desired "I would give him as exact an account of the government of England as I possibly could; because, as fond as princes commonly are of their own customs(for so he conjectured of other monarchs, by my former discourses), he should be glad to hear of any thing that might deserve imitation.
They are both simply forms of imitation," remarked Lord Henry.
I could think of nothing better than to give him a servile imitation of this attitude of despair.
It is really such a bad imitation," he exclaimed at last, "that even my dog would not be taken in.
When we entered, we seated ourselves on the ground with our legs crossed, in imitation of the rest, whom we found in the same posture.