1 Gerty lifted an apprehensive look to her pale face, in which the eyes shone with a peculiar sleepless lustre.
2 Grandmother was apprehensive at once.
3 Thus unequivocally called on to exercise the functions of his assumed character, Heyward was apprehensive that the smallest delay might prove dangerous.
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4 The Delawares followed to a sufficient distance from their own encampment, and then halted for orders, apprehensive of being led into an ambush.
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5 All looked sad and apprehensive.
6 As each one took their gift, Miss Ophelia, who was apprehensive for the effect of all this excitement on her little patient, signed to each one to pass out of the apartment.
7 I know very well that Colonel Brandon is not old enough to make his friends yet apprehensive of losing him in the course of nature.
8 With apprehensive caution therefore it was revealed, and he was listened to with unexpected calmness.
9 I felt apprehensive that I was personally interested in this dialogue, and sought Mr. Murdstone's eye as it lighted on mine.
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10 I got upon the desk immediately, apprehensive of at least a great dog underneath.
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11 'I cannot help thinking,' said Mrs. Micawber, with an air of deep sagacity, 'that there are members of my family who have been apprehensive that Mr. Micawber would solicit them for their names.'
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12 I recall, sir, that on that occasion you went so far as to say you were actually apprehensive of Miss Gradgrind.
13 Higg was about to be thrust out by the compassion of the warders, who were apprehensive lest his clamorous grief should draw upon them reprehension, and upon himself punishment.
14 He is a quick, apprehensive knave, who sees his neighbours blind side, and knows how to keep the lee-gage when his passions are blowing high.
15 Sir Thomas felt as an anxious father must feel, and was indeed experiencing much of the agitation which his wife had been apprehensive of for herself, but had fortunately escaped.