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It was to inquire whether anything could be done to atone that in considerable trepidation I sent in my card to the clown, and the result of our talk was that he invited me and David to have tea with him on Thursday next at his lodgings.
For a time there was the sound of excited discussion within the palisade, but at length a half-dozen warriors came and opened the gates, peering anxiously out in evident trepidation as to the nature of the creature which they should find waiting there.
These I crossed in great trepidation, descending to the ground and running at the top of my speed.
The black sprang away in trepidation, but the blood of Terrence the Magnificent was true in Jerry, and, like his father before him, he followed up, slashing the black's other calf into a ruddy pattern.
And with great trepidation, Rose gave up her funny little accounts.
Bella felt a little vague trepidation as to the subject-matter of this same consultation, until Mrs Boffin announced it.