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"The best in the world," the applicant replied, confidentially; "I am about to become your son-in-law."
"Sir, I came to speak confidentially with your general about affairs of importance.
Should any unwarrantably pert young Leviathan coming that way, presume to draw confidentially close to one of the ladies, with what prodigious fury the
Merrylegs was a good deal put out at being "mauled about," as he said, "by a boy who knew nothing;" but toward the end of the second week he told me confidentially that he thought the boy would turn out well.
You see," he continued confidentially, "we are up against something almost unique.
She now felt it due to that friendship to explain confidentially the motive which had induced her to leave home with her husband.
Valuev was confidentially telling that Uvarov had been sent from Petersburg to ascertain what Moscow was thinking about Austerlitz.
With his air of looking down on the highest, and confidentially inviting you to be of his company in the seat of the scorner he is irresistible; his very confession that he is a snob, too, is balm and solace to the reader who secretly admires the splendors he affects to despise.
"It ain't no use, my dears," he whispered confidentially. "He's fairly got the hump.
You understand, don't you?" she added, turning confidentially to Aynesworth.