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We immediately took possession of Old Chelicothe without opposition, being deserted by its inhabitants.
I sometimes fancy that my condition if I had less opposition and more society and stimulus--but John says the very worst thing I can do is to think about my condition, and I confess it always makes me feel bad.
But an unlucky allusion to his previous remarks on Kearney's attentions to Jessie, and a querulous regret that he had permitted a disruption of their social intimacy, brought such an ominous and frigid opposition, not only from Christie, but even the frivolous Jessie herself, that Carr sank back in a crushed and terrified silence.
The heaviest load on his mind, after his conversation with the trader, lay in the foreseen necessity of breaking to his wife the arrangement contemplated,--meeting the importunities and opposition which he knew he should have reason to encounter.
The duelists sat down; a student official stepped forward, examined the wounded head and touched the place with a sponge once or twice; the surgeon came and turned back the hair from the wound-- and revealed a crimson gash two or three inches long, and proceeded to bind an oval piece of leather and a bunch of lint over it; the tally-keeper stepped up and tallied one for the opposition in his book.
In learning to read, I owe almost as much to the bitter opposition of my master, as to the kindly aid of my mistress.
If he would say so to her at once, in the tone of decision becoming a man, there would be no opposition made to his going.
Willoughby, an equally striking opposition of character was no hindrance to the regard of Colonel Brandon.
Let there be no opposition, and no discussion about it; let us agree amongst each other, and decide the point at once.
There were no mutual concessions: one stood erect, and the others yielded: and who can be ill-natured and bad-tempered when they encounter neither opposition nor indifference?
If you must go flopping yourself down, flop in favour of your husband and child, and not in opposition to 'em.
Miss Trotwood,' he remarked, 'is very firm, no doubt, and not likely to give way to opposition.