utter a word

utter a word

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From what I now saw of her, and what I heard from the children, I know that, in order to gain her cordial friendship, I had but to utter a word of flattery at each convenient opportunity: but this was against my principles; and for lack of this, the capricious old dame soon deprived me of her favour again, and I believe did me much secret injury.
The Asturian, who went all doubled up and in silence with her hands before her feeling for her lover, encountered the arms of Don Quixote, who grasped her tightly by the wrist, and drawing her towards him, while she dared not utter a word, made her sit down on the bed.
Fix, who found himself on the floor, did not utter a word.
The terrible idea that he was writing his will flashed across her; she shuddered, and yet had not strength to utter a word.
Sir Patrick rose to his feet, and went on before she could utter a word.
You walk up to him at the bus stop, but you can't utter a word and your eye won't stop twitching.