1 Ethan had imagined that his allusion might open the way to the accepted pleasantries, and these perhaps in turn to a harmless caress, if only a mere touch on her hand.
2 The allusion was lost on her as the tide of her anger and disappointment rose.
3 She felt, without looking, that Selden had immediately seized it, and would inevitably connect the allusion with her visit to himself.
4 As Lily's silence left him with this allusion on his hands, he added with a confidential smile: "Gus Trenor has promised to come to town on purpose."
5 Miss Bart felt an inward motion of annoyance: it was distasteful enough to hear her name coupled with Trenor's, and on Rosedale's lips the allusion was peculiarly unpleasant.
6 She spoke with the intention of making him see that, if his words implied a tentative allusion to her private affairs, she was prepared to meet and repudiate it.
7 In the words preceding it she had conjectured, at most, an allusion to her supposed influence over George Dorset; nor did the astonishing indelicacy of the reference diminish the likelihood of Rosedale's resorting to it.
8 By some tacit consent, throughout the voyage little or no allusion was made to it, especially by the mates.
9 This allusion to the Indian rocks reminds me of another thing.
10 David smiled sadly, though not without a momentary gleam of pleasure, at this allusion to his beloved vocation.
11 The latter allusion struck deep, and the injury rankled.
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12 The words of Gamut were, as has been seen, in his native tongue; and to Duncan they seem pregnant with some hidden meaning, though nothing present assisted him in discovering the object of their allusion.
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13 "St. Clare always laughs when I make the least allusion to my ill health," said Marie, with the voice of a suffering martyr.
14 Mrs. Shelby sighed, and felt a heavy weight on her heart, at this allusion.
15 You will smile at my allusion, but I will disclose a secret.