It shows itself in acts rather than in words, and has more influence than homilies or protestations
His passionate eager protestations
of love, heard coming out of the darkness by the cemetery wall, or from the deep shadows of the trees on the hill that ran up to the Fair Grounds from Waterworks Pond, were repeated in the stores.
The young man was relieved from the awkwardness of making any further protestations
of his own demerits, by an exclamation from Chingachgook, and the attitude of riveted attention assumed by his son.
interrupted his audience, half in incredulity, half in protestation
And then Teta Elzbieta broke forth into protestations
and reproaches, so that the people outside stopped and peered in at the window.
Thus adjured, Topsy confessed to the ribbon and gloves, with woful protestations
She managed the recital, as she hoped, with address; prepared her anxious listener with caution; related simply and honestly the chief points on which Willoughby grounded his apology; did justice to his repentance, and softened only his protestations
of present regard.
Opening the window, I walked in upon them; liberated Celine from my protection; gave her notice to vacate her hotel; offered her a purse for immediate exigencies; disregarded screams, hysterics, prayers, protestations
, convulsions; made an appointment with the vicomte for a meeting at the Bois de Boulogne.
We were quarrelling like cats about you, Heathcliff; and I was fairly beaten in protestations
of devotion and admiration: and, moreover, I was informed that if I would but have the manners to stand aside, my rival, as she will have herself to be, would shoot a shaft into your soul that would fix you for ever, and send my image into eternal oblivion
The Vengeance and Jacques Three vied with each other in their fervent protestations
that she was the most admirable and marvellous of witnesses.
Greatly to the astonishment of the passengers in the street, as well as of her relations going on before, the good soul was obliged to stop and embrace me on the spot, with many protestations
of her unalterable love.
said Prince John; ``and wilt thou forsake me, after so many protestations
of zeal for my service?