1 Nay, nay, Brother Stangerson," cried the other; "the question is not how many wives we have, but how many we can keep.
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2 Nay, nay," said De Bracy, "let the fair sovereign's throne remain unoccupied, until the conqueror shall be named, and then let him choose the lady by whom it shall be filled.
3 Nay, nay," said Prince John, impatiently, "I promise thee he heard me; and, besides, I have farther occupation for thee.
4 For she was the widow would say him nay.
5 She felt angry with him for not having got clear of a Bertha Coutts: nay, for ever having married her.
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6 Nay, nay, I entreat you; for one moment put down your work.
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7 Now they were as strangers; nay, worse than strangers, for they could never become acquainted.
8 He would gain cheerfulness, and she would learn to be an enthusiast for Scott and Lord Byron; nay, that was probably learnt already; of course they had fallen in love over poetry.
9 Thus much indeed he was obliged to acknowledge: that he had been constant unconsciously, nay unintentionally; that he had meant to forget her, and believed it to be done.
10 To a degree, I could contradict this instantly; but, when I began to reflect that others might have felt the same--her own family, nay, perhaps herself--I was no longer at my own disposal.
11 Then she said, I desire one small petition of thee; I pray thee say me not nay.
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12 It was a very dubious-looking, nay, a very dark and dismal night, bitingly cold and cheerless.
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13 In the serene weather of the tropics it is exceedingly pleasant the mast-head; nay, to a dreamy meditative man it is delightful.
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14 But in most creatures, nay in man himself, very often the brow is but a mere strip of alpine land lying along the snow line.
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15 But again the old Manxman said nay.
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