with his usual vehemence, because they had bruised his tender shins against a table leg.
Collins readily assented, and a book was produced; but, on beholding it (for everything announced it to be from a circulating library), he started back, and begging pardon, protested
that he never read novels.
Playmore--the second good friend, who had formally protested
against the seizure of my husband's papers.
The youth wished his friend to lean upon him, but the other always shook his head and strangely protested.
He protested in a dulled way, keeping his eyes fastened on the mystic place of his intentions.
I scolded him for making love to Maria Mainwaring; he protested
that he had been only in joke, and we both laughed heartily at her disappointment; and, in short, were very agreeable.
, still laughing, saying they would not go unless they had their money back.