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Elizabeth observed the change in his countenance, and could not help feeling surprise that one so evidently superior to his companions should feel a trifling loss so sensibly.
But the second son, too, said sensibly enough: 'What I give you will be taken away from myself; be off
His absence is a void which is but too sensibly felt to-day.
As soon as he had left the room the general merriment stopped and the guests began to converse sensibly and quietly with one another.
So exalted was his reputation 'that,' says Downes, 'it has since been disputable among the judicious, whether any woman that succeeded him so sensibly touched the audience as he.
You ought to be very proud, ma'am," said Uncle Henry, who was astonished to hear a hen talk so sensibly.
I'll put that off to a more convenient season, and just now I'll go calmly and sensibly to bed and to sleep.
Sometimes, indeed, we contrived to get ourselves asked to the houses of high and mighty entertainers, where we ate the finest French dishes and drank the oldest vintages, and fortified ourselves sensibly and snugly in that way against the frigidity of the company.
Preserve the position which you have so sensibly adopted toward Eustace until you have read the restored letter.
Come, dear, let's just talk it over sensibly, as we might talk over any other of the great crises of life.
All must hope that some day America would penetrate the deepest secrets of that mysterious orb; and some even seemed to fear lest its conquest should not sensibly derange the equilibrium of Europe.
But the projectile was advancing, and sensibly nearing it.