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"One would think they had met the devil," muttered Norman of Torn, looking after them in unfeigned astonishment.
Here he raised up the brown bonnet, and regarding with most unfeigned astonishment a look of tender reproach from Miss Squeers, shrunk back a few paces to be out of the reach of the fair burden, and went on to say:
The words struck his hearers with the most unfeigned dismay.
Tom and his father had alighted at the Peacock at about seven in the evening; and having heard with unfeigned joy the paternal order, at the bar, of steaks and oyster-sauce for supper in half an hour, and seen his father seated cozily by the bright fire in the coffee-room with the paper in his hand, Tom had run out to see about him, had wondered at all the vehicles passing and repassing, and had fraternized with the boots and hostler, from whom he ascertained that the Tally-ho was a tip-top goer--ten miles an hour including stoppages--and so punctual that all the road set their clocks by her.
The good man having made a very Christian exhortation to me, not to let the joy of my reprieve put the remembrance of my past sorrow out of my mind, and having told me that he must leave me, to go and enter the reprieve in the books, and show it to the sheriffs, stood up just before his going away, and in a very earnest manner prayed to God for me, that my repentance might be made unfeigned and sincere; and that my coming back, as it were, into life again, might not be a returning to the follies of life which I had made such solemn resolutions to forsake, and to repent of them.
'Have you no respect for the dead?' Karl demanded with unfeigned indignation.
For them, the essence of love is determined by the Biblical commandments: "love thy neighbor as thyself," "love is the fulfillment of the law," "charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned," "owe no man any thing, but to love one another." It follows from these biblical commandments that God is the source and origin of love and that love for God is inseparable from love for one's neighbour.
thus demonstrating their unfeigned admiration and interest towards rich and unique history, culture, and traditions of Egyptian people.
James 3:17 lays it bare; 'But the wisdom from above is first of all pure (undefiled), then it is peace-loving, courteous (considerate, gentle), (it is willing to) yield to reason, full of compassion and good fruits, it is wholehearted and straightforward, impartial and unfeigned (free from doubts, wavering and insincerity).'
it was the true courtesy that comes from unfeigned interest in other people, genuine modesty and a constant sense of detached humour" He was chairman of the 1922 Committee from 2001-2010.
Shortly after, ministerial positions became benevolent giveaways to oblige family ties but since there were unfeigned qualified and respected people in healthcare and finance, there was no significant backlash as the glimmer of hope after the tall pre-election claims were still around.
Michel Niama, the Commissioner heading the Common Market Department, also expressed the unfeigned satisfaction of the Commission regarding this new partnership commitment between his institution and ECAs Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa.