The letter began by expressing the writer's unfeigned
joy at d'Urberville's conversion, and thanked him for his kindness in communicating with the parson on the subject.
'Grandfather!' cried the child in unfeigned
At first, he could give no encourage- ment; with unfeigned
diffidence, he expressed his conviction that he was not adequate to the perform- ance of so great a task; the path marked out was wholly an untrodden one; he was sincerely appre- hensive that he should do more harm than good.
He was on foot, and after looking very respectfully at her, looked with most unfeigned
satisfaction at her companion.
Jennings, perhaps satisfied with the partial justification of her forebodings which had been found in their late alarm, allowed herself to trust in his judgment, and admitted, with unfeigned
joy, and soon with unequivocal cheerfulness, the probability of an entire recovery.
And her thoughts flew to those absent cousins with most unfeigned
and truly tender regret, that they were not at home to take their own place in the room, and have their share of a pleasure which would have been so very delightful to them.
"That be damned for a yarn," exclaimed the other in unfeigned
I have myself (in spite of the bishops and the clergy) an unfeigned
respect for the Church; but I am firmly persuaded, at the same time, that the devil remained in undisturbed possession of the Honourable John, and that the last abominable act in the life of that abominable man was (saving your presence) to take the clergyman in!
Sympathy and love unfeigned
were visible on Anna's face.
Do it, then, Faustus, with unfeigned
heart, Lest greater dangers do attend thy drift.
``if I could for weeping.'' And he shed tears of unfeigned
"Possible for either of us?" She looked at him with unfeigned