They shake hands and embrace each other over and over again, the trooper still coupling his "How do you do, my dear old fellow!" with his protestation
that he never thought his brother would have been half so glad to see him as all this!
"No?" interrupted his audience, half in incredulity, half in protestation
Malicorne repeated to her so often his protestation
of indifference, that she finished sometimes, by believing him; and then she believed she detested Malicorne.
Sylvia Joy married after all her fine protestations
Two months after marriage her husband abandoned her, and her impassioned protestations
of affection he met with a sarcasm and even hostility that people knowing the count's good heart, and seeing no defects in the sentimental Lidia, were at loss to explain.
Then in the increasing gale of the sea there would be a little private ship's storm going on in which you could detect strong language, pronounced in a tone of passion and exculpatory protestations
uttered with every possible inflection of injured innocence.
Agno, chief of the devil devil doctors, had stumbled across him on the beach, and, despite the protestations
of the boy who claimed him as personal trove, had ordered him to the canoe house.
I did my best to stop the torrent of his tears and protestations
by persisting in treating the whole adventure as a good subject for a joke; and succeeded at last, as I imagined, in lessening Pesca's overwhelming sense of obligation to me.
'You must have known that it was not my way to flatter and talk soft nonsense, or even to speak the admiration that I felt; and that a single word or glance of mine meant more than the honied phrases and fervent protestations
of most other men.'
I glanced at the first page; it seemed full of extravagant protestations
of affection; impetuous longings for a speedy reunion - and impious defiance of God's mandates, and railings against His providence for having cast their lot asunder, and doomed them both to the hateful bondage of alliance with those they could not love.
I promise you faithfully you shall one day know; but I am under the most solemn ties and engagements of honour, as well as the most religious vows and protestations
, to conceal his name at this time.
D'Artagnan raised her by passing his arm round her waist; but as he felt by her weight she was on the point of fainting, he made haste to reassure her by protestations