1 I enjoyed this scene, and yet my enjoyment was embittered both by the memory of the past and the anticipation of the future.
2 It was sharply different from the West where an evening was hurried from phase to phase toward its close in a continually disappointed anticipation or else in sheer nervous dread of the moment itself.
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3 And with this pleasing anticipation, she sat down to reconsider the past, recall the words and endeavour to comprehend all the feelings of Edward; and, of course, to reflect on her own with discontent.
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4 I had but a broken sleep the night before, in anticipation of the pleasure of a whole day with Em'ly.
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5 The men stood round the strong-smelling spirits and salt delicacies, and the discussion of the Russification of Poland between Koznishev, Karenin, and Pestsov died down in anticipation of dinner.
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6 Both the guests and the outside public had by now passed through all the phases of anticipation.
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7 There was only anticipation, the dread and joy of the new and the unknown.
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8 For those few seconds he was sure in anticipation that a higher, juster criticism would be uttered by them, by those very visitors whom he had been so despising a moment before.
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9 She stood still, feeling more and more conscious of it, and enjoying it in anticipation.
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10 Everyone edged forward, in anticipation, trying to imagine what the sedate doctor could propose that would be shocking.
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11 She laughed nervously in pleasant anticipation.
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12 It would be an enormous night reception with palms and an orchestra and all the porches shrouded in canvas, and a collation that made her mouth water in anticipation.
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13 As she turned homeward her thoughts shrank in anticipation from the fact that there would be nothing to get up for the next morning.
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14 All the guests moved their lips in anticipation of being called on for their own stunts.
15 Now, by reason of this timely spinning round the boat upon its axis, its bow, by anticipation, was made to face the whale's head while yet under water.
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