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Vanstone declined accompanying them on account of her health; and Miss Garth only engaged to make one among the audience conditionally on not being wanted at home.
But I really don't see how papa, or any one else, could have declined, under the circumstances.
The baker perceived this, and declined to take it, demanding another in its place.
The neighbours, very naturally, declined to believe his story, and tried me several times with all the bad money they could collect together, but I never failed to stand the test triumphantly.
The Hare then applied, as a last hope, to the calf, who regretted that he was unable to help her, as he did not like to take the responsibility upon himself, as so many older persons than himself had declined the task.
When our Italian hosts had offered me wine in a general sort of way, I had declined.
In them I visioned sudden death, and I declined the wine half-heartedly.
She obstinately declined to learn the deaf and dumb alphabet--on the ground that dumbness was not associated with deafness in her case.
But now, without an instant's consideration, he declined it, and observing dissatisfaction in the most exalted quarters at this step, he immediately retired from the army.
A month later Alexey Alexandrovitch was left alone with his son in his house at Petersburg, while Anna and Vronsky had gone abroad, not having obtained a divorce, but having absolutely declined all idea of one.
When she had finished, she gave the guitar to Agatha, who at first declined it.
On my side, I declined to be treated in this way, without making an attempt, at least, to discover a reason for it.
He has hitherto declined to avail himself of my assistance.
As the single gentleman after some weeks' occupation of his lodgings, still declined to correspond, by word or gesture, either with Mr Brass or his sister Sally, but invariably chose Richard Swiveller as his channel of communication; and as he proved himself in all respects a highly desirable inmate, paying for everything beforehand, giving very little trouble, making no noise, and keeping early hours; Mr Richard imperceptibly rose to an important position in the family, as one who had influence over this mysterious lodger, and could negotiate with him, for good or evil, when nobody else durst approach his person.
We had progressed to more and more challenging conditions--a no-moon night to the sandiest, crummiest landing zone we could find in the Southern California desert, not the type of night the crusty old commodore would normally seek out for currency.
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