1 It astonished me how long the drug took to act.
2 I fear it was no dream, and must act on this surmise.
3 If He can look me in the face again, I may not have time to act.
4 So we then can discuss how we shall act, and can take our measure according.
5 He made me sit next to him on his right, and asked me to act as secretary; Jonathan sat next to me.
6 If we do not act properly and wisely, there may be an inquest, and that paper would have to be produced.
7 She have yet no life taken, though that is of time; and to act now would be to take danger from her for ever.
8 It will be a painful task for you, I know, old friend, but it is for her sake, and I must not hesitate to ask, or you to act.
9 He, poor fellow, must have one hour that will make the very face of heaven grow black to him; then we can act for good all round and send him peace.
10 We are men and are able to bear; but you must be our star and our hope, and we shall act all the more free that you are not in the danger, such as we are.
11 I was very anxious about him, and I was powerless to act; my feet, and my hands, and my brain were weighted, so that nothing could proceed at the usual pace.
12 So far, then, we have all we may act upon; and let me tell you that very much of the beliefs are justified by what we have seen in our own so unhappy experience.
13 It is, I suppose, the reaction from the haunting fear which I have had: that this terrible affair and the reopening of his old wound might act detrimentally on Jonathan.
14 I hope I did right in not saying anything of it to Mrs. Westenra; I should never forgive myself if any act of mine, were it even a negative one, brought harm on poor dear Lucy.
15 There was a cold-bloodedness in the act which wrung a groan from Arthur; when she advanced to him with outstretched arms and a wanton smile he fell back and hid his face in his hands.
16 I told him he might have a dozen if he wished, but that it would not be wise to have more than one solicitor engaged in one transaction, as only one could act at a time, and that to change would be certain to militate against his interest.
17 Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the moonlit sky.
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