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1  I expostulated, and desired that he should have his in a mug; affirming that I could not taste the liquid treated so dirtily.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  The lady had a cloak about her face; but having desired a sup of water, while she drank it fell back, and she saw her very plain.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
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3  You may also tell him that the mother of Linton desired him to remain under my guardianship; and, at present, his health is very precarious.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  Mr. Heathcliff said I might have my own way there too: only, he desired me to remember that the money for the whole affair came out of his pocket.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  And it is quite natural that you should desire amusement at your age; and that you would weary of nursing a sick man, and that man only your father.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  No plan offered itself: the very exhibition of any desire to keep him would have rendered the claimant more peremptory: there was nothing left but to resign him.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
7  Tossing about, she increased her feverish bewilderment to madness, and tore the pillow with her teeth; then raising herself up all burning, desired that I would open the window.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
8  Her hope was that Linton might be left with him, as he had been with her: his father, she would fain convince herself, had no desire to assume the burden of his maintenance or education.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  Mrs. Linton, on the third day, unbarred her door, and having finished the water in her pitcher and decanter, desired a renewed supply, and a basin of gruel, for she believed she was dying.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
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10  I had not courage to walk straight into the apartment; but I desired to divert him from his reverie, and therefore fell foul of the kitchen fire, stirred it, and began to scrape the cinders.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  I had applied the last, and found that none would do; so, repeating my desire that she would remain there, I was about to hurry home as fast as I could, when an approaching sound arrested me.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
12  Having no desire to be entertained by a cat-and-dog combat, I stepped forward briskly, as if eager to partake the warmth of the hearth, and innocent of any knowledge of the interrupted dispute.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
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13  One of the maids mentioning the Fairy Cave, quite turned her head with a desire to fulfil this project: she teased Mr. Linton about it; and he promised she should have the journey when she got older.
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14  At least, it was praiseworthy ambition for him to desire to be as accomplished as Linton; and probably he did not learn merely to show off: you had made him ashamed of his ignorance before, I have no doubt; and he wished to remedy it and please you.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
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15  He said he called to gather information concerning me from you, supposing you resided there still; and Joseph told Hindley, who came out and fell to questioning him of what he had been doing, and how he had been living; and finally, desired him to walk in.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
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16  She lifted the letter, and seemed to peruse it; and when she came to the signature she sighed: yet still I found she had not gathered its import, for, upon my desiring to hear her reply, she merely pointed to the name, and gazed at me with mournful and questioning eagerness.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
17  My young lady gave him several looks, as if she could not exactly make up her mind what to think of him; but now he smiled when he met her eye, and softened his voice in addressing her; and I was foolish enough to imagine the memory of her mother might disarm him from desiring her injury.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
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