Lecount's cool avowal
, when she rose to leave us, of her own mercenary motives in wishing to discover her master and to enlighten him.
Not a few openly avowed themselves converted to antagonism; the rest needed only a slight stimulus to make a similar avowal
. Seizing this favourable opportunity, the Circles hastily convened an extraordinary Assembly of the States; and besides the usual guard of Convicts, they secured the attendance of a large number of reactionary Women.
I shall ever despise the man who can be gratified by the passion which he never wished to inspire, nor solicited the avowal
She did not fully understand the motive for his final avowal
, and a sudden intuition kept her from questioning him.
But when Love heard that awful confession from Beauty that she was married already, he bounced up from his attitude of humility on the carpet, uttering exclamations which caused poor little Beauty to be more frightened than she was when she made her avowal
. "Married; you're joking," the Baronet cried, after the first explosion of rage and wonder.
In the hour of my death, I shall hold sacred the one good remembrance-- and shall thank and bless you for it--that my last avowal
of myself was made to you, and that my name, and faults, and miseries were gently carried in your heart.
But the fact is, that we already hear it whispered in the private circles of those who oppose the new Constitution, that the thirteen States are of too great extent for any general system, and that we must of necessity resort to separate confederacies of distinct portions of the whole. This doctrine will, in all probability, be gradually propagated, till it has votaries enough to countenance an open avowal
28;' it is indeed the same," said he; "and now, am I to rely upon an avowal
extorted by religious or physical terror?
Bennet before breakfast, a conversation beginning with his parsonage-house, and leading naturally to the avowal
of his hopes, that a mistress might be found for it at Longbourn, produced from her, amid very complaisant smiles and general encouragement, a caution against the very Jane he had fixed on.
And the amazement and perplexity of Stepan Arkadyevitch at this avowal
made her smile.
Giles had not, at first, been able to bring his mind to the avowal
, that he had only shot a boy.
"And my Jed stood before me now," cried Tasor, "and my avowal
could be made without violating his confidence, I should cast my sword at his feet and beg the high privilege of dying for him as my sire died for his sire."