1 She was answered in the negative.
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2 For months afterwards, I every day settled the question finally in the negative, and reopened and reargued it next morning.
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3 I had never heard of any tutor but Biddy and Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt; so, I replied in the negative.
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4 On my replying to both these questions in the negative, it occurred to me that I fell again in her good opinion; but she concealed the fact gracefully, and invited me to dinner next day.
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5 The applicability or non-applicability of the Christian precept to his own case was too difficult a question to be discussed lightly, and this question had long ago been answered by Alexey Alexandrovitch in the negative.
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6 Charged with this commission, Betsy had gone to Anna, and brought him back a negative reply.
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7 What they had said in the conversation, that he acted justly only in a negative sense, absorbed his thoughts.
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8 "Honesty is only a negative qualification," he said.
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9 He answered, you remember, in the negative.
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10 She thanked Miss Crawford, but gave a decided negative.
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11 Oliver, whose eyes had glistened at the mention of meat, and who was trembling with eagerness to devour it, replied in the negative; and a plateful of coarse broken victuals was set before him.
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12 "I beg your pardon, madam, this is your seat;" and though she immediately drew back with a decided negative, he was not to be induced to sit down again.
13 I have made some inquiries myself in the last few days, but the results have, I fear, been negative.
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14 He was flaxen-haired and handsome, in a washed-out negative fashion, with frightened blue eyes, and a clean-shaven face, with a weak, sensitive mouth.
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15 "Purely negative as yet," my friend answered.
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