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" ... Anything in view there?" Instead of telling him that it was none of his business I said sullenly : "Nothing that I know of." I had indeed considered that rather blank side of the situation I had created for myself by leaving suddenly my very satisfactory... "
Random Reflections of a Grandmother - Page 115
by Esther Mary Ogden Sturgis ("Mrs. R. Clipston Sturgis.") - 1917 - 137 pages
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ALL THE YEAR ROUND

CHARLES DICKENS - 1868
...firmly persuaded, than to atmoy her. But this was the first time he had actually come to the house. I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that my mistress had a party that night. But the devilish look of him daunted me. I went up-stairs with...
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All the Year Round, Volumes 19-20

English literature - 1868
...firmly persuaded, than to annoy her. But this was the first time he had actually come to the house. I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that my mistress had a party that night. But the devilish look of him daunted me. I went up-stairs with...
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The Moonstone

1868 - 370 pages
...firmly persuaded, than to annoy her. But this was the first time he had actually come to the house.' I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that my mistress had a party that night. But the devilish look of him daunted me. I went up stairs with...
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The Windsor Magazine, Volume 17

1903
...innocence,' said she, 'and I want you to prove it to them conclusively. I'm going to stick to him.' " I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that there were no provisions made for double housekeeping in His Majesty's retreat at Dartmoor, but on...
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The Shadow Line: A Confession

Joseph Conrad - Book jackets - 1917 - 197 pages
...for myself by leaving suddenly my very satisfactory employment. And I was not very pleased with it. I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that common sense had nothing to do with my action, and that therefore it didn't deserve the interest Captain...
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Sea Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1998 - 255 pages
...for myself by leaving suddenly my very satisfactory employment. And I was not very pleased with it. I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that common sense had nothing to do with my action, and that therefore it didn't deserve the interest Captain...
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Boredom

Alberto Moravia - Fiction - 2004 - 320 pages
...week, tomorrow you'll say twice a month, and then in the end you'll tell me the truth." "What truth?" I had it on the tip of my tongue to say: "That you have another man." But I restrained myself: the connection between her decision to reduce the number...
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The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins - Fiction - 2006 - 512 pages
...firmly persuaded, than to annoy her. But this was the first time he had actually come to the house. I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that my mistress had a party that night. But the devilish look of him daunted me. I went up-stairs with...
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The Shadow-line: A Confession

Joseph Conrad - 1920 - 227 pages
...for myself by leaving suddenly my very satisfactory employment. And I was not very pleased with it. I had it on the tip of my tongue to say that common sense had nothing to do with my action, and that therefore it didn't deserve the interest Captain...
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