1 From Mr. Bounderby I have received every acknowledgment of my social station, and every recognition of my family descent, that I could possibly expect.
2 "No, I do not," said Fanny softly, hoping she did not err either in the belief or the acknowledgment of it.
3 She had hoped that, to a man like her uncle, so discerning, so honourable, so good, the simple acknowledgment of settled dislike on her side would have been sufficient.
4 Bull's-eye wagged his tail in acknowledgment of this unusually endearing form of speech; and, giving vent to another admonitory growl for the benefit of Oliver, led the way onward.
5 Mr. Bumble nodded, blandly, in acknowledgment of Mrs. Mann's curtsey; and inquired how the children were.
6 He eyed Bumble askance, as he entered, but scarcely deigned to nod his head in acknowledgment of his salutation.
7 She did as he suggested; and the act was a tacit acknowledgment that she accepted his offer.
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8 She did at last extort from her father an acknowledgment that the horses were engaged.
9 She hardly raised her eyes to notice me, and continued her employment with the same disregard to common forms of politeness as before; never returning my bow and good-morning by the slightest acknowledgment.
10 He was still a young girl's dream of the Perfect Knight and her dream asked no more than acknowledgment of his love, went no further than hopes of a kiss.
11 She read the introduction, title-page, and acknowledgment of copyrights, in the hymnal.
12 It was the open acknowledgment of complete coldness.
13 This was his acknowledgment of the impossibility of changing a man's convictions by words, and his recognition of the possibility of everyone thinking, feeling, and seeing things each from his own point of view.
14 The Pilgrim acknowledged her claim to it by a low genuflection.
15 But the Disinherited Knight spoke not a word in reply to the compliment of the Prince, which he only acknowledged with a profound obeisance.