1 "The last one was the one I met you at," answered the girl, in an alert, confident voice.
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2 But, in spite of this outward show, the latter was almost convinced of the old man's knowledge, or, at least, his confident suspicion, with respect to his own interview with Hester Prynne.
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3 She recognised the whole of Lucy in the message, and was very confident that Edward would never come near them.
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4 I am confident that it took no distinctness of shape, and that it was the revival for a few minutes of the terror of childhood.
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5 My aunt shook her head firmly, confident in the character and behaviour of the girl who never was born.
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6 I think I have made a start, said Mr. Dick, passing his hand among his grey hair, and casting anything but a confident look at his manuscript.
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7 He was rather a shallow sort of young gentleman, I thought, with a handsome face, a rapid utterance, and a confident, bold air.
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8 I am confident he wants strength of purpose.
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9 And hearing that voice, he went into the corner where stood his two heavy dumbbells, and began brandishing them like a gymnast, trying to restore his confident temper.
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10 She spoke, and marveled at the confident, calm, and natural tone in which she was speaking, and the choice of the words she used.
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11 His eyes shone particularly brightly, and he felt in that confident, calm, and happy frame of mind which always came after he had thoroughly faced his position.
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12 It was strange to Darya Alexandrovna to hear how serenely confident he was of being right at his own table.
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13 Everyone tried to show brave, confident faces to the troops.
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14 She had made no reply to his suggestion that they should spend the afternoon together, but as her plan unfolded itself he felt fairly confident of being included in it.
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15 But now she had grown more sensitive to criticism and less confident in her power of disarming it.
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