1 He knew she hadn't loved Charlie and he wouldn't let her pretend to the nice polite sentiments that she should express.
2 Actually she was neither, but she could pretend to be.
3 Having to pretend that her heart was in the grave when it wasn't.
4 He felt there was something unbecoming about a woman understanding fractions and business matters and he believed that, should a woman be so unfortunate as to have such unladylike comprehension, she should pretend not to.
5 And it would be just as much fun, even if it was so babyish, to have tea by herself and pretend that she was entertaining clever men.
6 Especially all these tenant farmers that pretend they have so much trouble getting seed and machinery.
7 I pretend my legs are graceful.
8 I could just drop in for a second and then pretend I had a country call and beat it.
9 I don't pretend that Will has no faults.
10 You always pretend to be so sophisticated and all, but you're a baby.
11 There are only two books in being which at all pretend to put the living sperm whale before you, and at the same time, in the remotest degree succeed in the attempt.
12 Some pretend to see a difference between the Greenland whale of the English and the right whale of the Americans.
13 They know the men of the section of the country who refuse this are not so desirous of punishing rapists as they pretend.
14 The hands of these men would be criss-crossed with cuts, until you could no longer pretend to count them or to trace them.
15 These varlets pretend to be bent chiefly on their sun-down meal, but the moment it is dark they will be on our trail, as true as hounds on the scent.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 20