Dashwood was sorry for what she had said; but it gave Elinor pleasure, as it produced a reply from Marianne so expressive of confidence
in Willoughby and knowledge of his intentions.
Possessing, as I do, a quick memory and boundless confidence
in myself, I propose privately inflating my new skin with as much ready-made science as it will hold, and presenting Mr.
It is, that if Miss Manette should bring to you at any time, on her own part, such a confidence
as I have ventured to lay before you, you will bear testimony to what I have said, and to your belief in it.
with the feeble malice of a tired man; but, as he had no theory, and no coat on, he was unanimously set at nought - not to mention his smoking hard behind, as he stood with his back to the kitchen fire to draw the damp out: which was not calculated to inspire confidence
They saw new troops arrive every day at the enemy's camp, and their small number grew less continually; their friends at Mazna could not join them; they knew not how to procure provisions, and could put no confidence
in the Abyssins; yet recollecting the great things achieved by their countrymen, and depending on the Divine protection, they made no doubt of surmounting all difficulties.
They are not AT LIBERTY to vest in the executive department permanent funds for the support of an army, if they were even incautious enough to be willing to repose in it so improper a confidence
She would soon begin, not only to lose confidence
in her neighbors, but also to feel a disposition equally unfavorable to them.
To these would be opposed a militia amounting to near half a million of citizens with arms in their hands, officered by men chosen from among themselves, fighting for their common liberties, and united and conducted by governments possessing their affections and confidence
This you do at present with perfect confidence
, because everyone knows to an inch or two the area occupied by an adult Triangle: but imagine that your Tradesman drags behind his regular and respectable vertex, a parallelogram of twelve or thirteen inches in diagonal: -- what are you to do with such a monster sticking fast in your house door?
No, monsieur, no; you appear to be an honest young man, and I will have confidence
But if you want that success in life which comes from the affection and confidence
of your fellows, then with no two men, however similar they may appear in their nature, will you deal in the same way.
I shall win his confidence
, and take advantage of it, as soon as possible.