1 So Mrs. Merriwether invited him to dinner, feeling that this concession more than paid for the gift.
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2 If she had had the presence of mind to let Rosedale drive her to the station, the concession might have purchased his silence.
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3 But she was growing less sensitive on such points: a hard glaze of indifference was fast forming over her delicacies and susceptibilities, and each concession to expediency hardened the surface a little more.
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4 Montcalm, who felt that his influence over the warlike tribes he had gathered was to be maintained by concession rather than by power, complied reluctantly with the other's request.
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5 When she presented her basket at the scales, he had hoped for some concession, and addressed her in a sort of half conciliatory, half scornful tone; and she had answered with the bitterest contempt.
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6 le Marquis de Bonaparte, Lieutenant-General of the King's armies, was a concession to the spirit of the age.
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7 This identity of concession which each makes to all, is called Equality.
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8 Javert's face contracted as was always the case when any one seemed to think him capable of making a concession.
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9 This weakness had led him to an imprudent concession.
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10 He had often said to himself that he had done wrong in making that concession to despair.
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11 'You are very good, sir,' I murmured, anticipating a concession.
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12 A prince, therefore, should never stoop from his dignity, nor should he if he would have credit for any concession make it voluntarily, unless he be able or believe himself able to withhold it.
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13 Then new concessions to the people, then a constitution, then liberty.
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14 He accused the professor of making too great concessions to the materialists.
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15 After all, a man had to make some concessions to his bride, especially about the wedding, for women set such a store by sentimental things.
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