1 This I expect very shortly to do.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2 If he made a good recovery, he might expect to live another three years, and he looked forward to the peaceful days that he would spend in the corner of the big pasture.
3 You can't expect it brought to your door in a pail of water," said Mrs. Swithin, "as I remember when we were children, living in a house by the sea.
4 In that case, dear Lanyon, do my errand when it shall be most convenient for you in the course of the day; and once more expect my messenger at midnight.
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5 From Mr. Bounderby I have received every acknowledgment of my social station, and every recognition of my family descent, that I could possibly expect.
6 But, though both stout of heart, and strong of person, Athelstane had a disposition too inert and unambitious to make the exertions which Cedric seemed to expect from him.
7 Thus prepared to expect adverse circumstances, she had acquired the firmness necessary for acting under them.
8 I expect little aid from their hand," said Front-de-Boeuf, "unless we were to hurl them from the battlements on the heads of the villains.
9 Sharers of Wilfred's dangers and adversity, they remained, as they had a right to expect, the partakers of his more prosperous career.
10 Perhaps the man really only meant what he said; that he thought she would expect him to keep away.
11 'I expect she'll have to be pushed,' said Clifford at last, with an affectation of sang froid.
12 The human consistency and dignity one has been led to expect from one's fellow-men seem actually nonexistent.
13 I have no doubt she has connived at your desertion of your duties and responsibilities, so do not expect me to show pleasure in seeing her.
14 I expect I'm more coddled than you are.
15 Should her disposition be really bad," said Sir Thomas, "we must not, for our own children's sake, continue her in the family; but there is no reason to expect so great an evil.