1 There were three different conclusions to be drawn from his silence, between which her mind was in fluctuation; each of them at times being held the most probable.
2 She remained sitting, though the fluctuation in her look might have told any man who knew her so well as Wildeve that she was thinking of him.
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3 No reply was returned by his companion, since none could be given; and when Venn left, a few minutes later, Clym had passed from the dullness of sorrow to the fluctuation of carking incertitude.
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4 It had as many ramifications as the Cretan labyrinth, as many fluctuations as the northern lights, as much colour as a parterre in June, and was as crowded with figures as a coronation.
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5 Apart from motions, a complete diorama of the fluctuations of the game went on in their eyes.
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6 Past now the bleeding of earthly regrets; past its fluctuations of hope, and fear, and desire; the human will, bent, and bleeding, and struggling long, was now entirely merged in the Divine.
7 His mind wavered for a whole hour in fluctuations with which there was certainly mingled some struggle.
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8 It is a crop always salable for ready money, not usually subject to great yearly fluctuations in price, and one which the Negroes know how to raise.
9 But her temper was fluctuating; joy for a few instants shone in her eyes, but it continually gave place to distraction and reverie.
10 I think that voice held him most with its fluctuating, feverish warmth because it couldn't be over-dreamed--that voice was a deathless song.
11 Her family had of late been exceedingly fluctuating.
12 Whilst she abstractedly watched them spinning and fluctuating in the increasing moonlight she suddenly heard her name whispered by a voice over her shoulder.
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13 The fluctuating contours of the land ebbed and flowed.
14 But the Judge had a most discouraging way of fluctuating.
15 Her affections had continually been fluctuating but never without an object.