1 My glass allowed me to observe that the plaster was slightly scratched in doing it, which would not have been the case if the man's nail had been trimmed.
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2 Bounderby, this is a case for rigid training, and I shall observe it with interest.
3 I will observe your very proper request.
4 You observe, Mr. Harthouse, that my wife is my junior.
5 "Under no ensign of war which I can observe," answered Rebecca.
6 Fanny looked on and listened, not unamused to observe the selfishness which, more or less disguised, seemed to govern them all, and wondering how it would end.
7 Everybody had a part either too long or too short; nobody would attend as they ought; nobody would remember on which side they were to come in; nobody but the complainer would observe any directions.
8 Edmund proposed, urged, entreated it, till the lady, not very unwilling at first, could refuse no longer, and Fanny was wanted only to prompt and observe them.
9 He pressed for the strictest forbearance and silence towards their niece; she not only promised, but did observe it.
10 It was curious to observe some faces which stood out prominently from among the group.
11 'It's a simple question of identity, you will observe,' said the doctor.
12 He advanced as near as he considered prudent, and kept on the opposite side of the street, the better to observe her motions.
13 Gentlemen all, observe the dark stain upon this gentleman's hat, no wider than a shilling, but thicker than a half-crown.
14 I must take leave to observe, Sir Walter," said Mr Shepherd one morning at Kellynch Hall, as he laid down the newspaper, "that the present juncture is much in our favour.
15 I presume to observe, Sir Walter, that, in the way of business, gentlemen of the navy are well to deal with.