1 All the affectation of interest she had assumed had left her kindly and tear-worn face and it now expressed only anxiety and fear.
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2 The dull, sleepy expression was no longer there, nor the affectation of profound thought.
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3 With an affectation of respect which evidently struck Alexander unpleasantly, he rode up and saluted.
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4 He went to balls and into ladies' society with an affectation of doing so against his will.
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5 And the little princess began to cry capriciously like a suffering child and to wring her little hands even with some affectation.
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6 He did not say that the Emperor had kept him, and Prince Andrew noticed this affectation of modesty.
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7 The others all followed, dispirited and shamefaced, and only much later were they able to regain their former affectation of indifference.
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8 said Balashev, using the words Your Majesty at every opportunity, with the affectation unavoidable in frequently addressing one to whom the title was still a novelty.
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9 It is impossible to go back to the same conversation, to talk of trifles is awkward, and yet the desire to speak is there and silence seems like affectation.
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10 Yet this demure affectation of extreme penitence was whimsically belied by a ludicrous meaning which lurked in his huge features, and seemed to pronounce his fear and repentance alike hypocritical.
11 Michaelis talked frankly about himself, quite frankly, without affectation, simply revealing his bitter, indifferent, stray-dog's soul, then showing a gleam of revengeful pride in his success.
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12 There she heard the loudspeaker begin to bellow, in an idiotically velveteen-genteel sort of voice, something about a series of street-cries, the very cream of genteel affectation imitating old criers.
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13 'I expect she'll have to be pushed,' said Clifford at last, with an affectation of sang froid.
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14 The man seemed to avoid them rather than to seek them, but this without any affectation.
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15 Milady changed the conversation without any appearance of affectation, and asked d'Artagnan in the most careless manner possible if he had ever been in England.
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