1 The ghost of convention rose to the surface, as a blush or a tear rises to the surface at the pressure of emotion; so the car touched his training.
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2 But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove.
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3 Clifford's idea was, that his coal, even the poor sort, could be made into hard concentrated fuel that would burn at great heat if fed with certain damp, acidulated air at a fairly strong pressure.
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4 And she heard the pressure of circumstances in his voice.
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5 Clifford, however, putting on all his pressure, managed to steer into the riding, and with a strange noise the chair was fighting the hill.
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6 The door yielded to the pressure, and they passed in together.
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7 'And candles,' replied Mrs. Corney, slightly returning the pressure.
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8 Clym brought her face towards his by a gentle pressure of the hand, and kissed her.
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9 It was indeed a gigantic one, and capable of exercising enormous pressure.
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10 The pressure of public opinion can do in the town what the law cannot accomplish.
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11 I resisted all pressure to stay for lunch, and I set off at once upon my return journey, taking the grass-grown path by which we had come.
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12 Her hands were grasping the arms of her chair, and I saw that the pink nails had turned white with the pressure of her grip.
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13 He therefore put pressure upon Mrs. Lyons to write this letter, imploring the old man to give her an interview on the evening before his departure for London.
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14 Even without the lens you will perceive, by the scratches on this ward, where the pressure was applied.
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15 From the pressure of Holmes's shoulder against mine, I knew that he was sharing my observations.
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