1 Mary was sitting on her stool nearby and she suddenly made a very queer sound which she tried so violently to repress that she ended by almost choking.
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2 As for my disposition, that is, perhaps, somewhat too hasty; but I have striven to repress it.
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3 Alas," cried Monte Cristo, striving to repress his emotion, "if Lord Wilmore was your unknown benefactor, I fear you will never see him again.
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4 Danglars, seeing his daughter smiling, and proud even to insolence, could not entirely repress his brutal feelings, but they betrayed themselves only by an exclamation.
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5 On recognizing her step-mother, Valentine could not repress a shudder, which caused a vibration in the bed.
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6 Then, as if reproaching himself for the longing that he could not repress, he went and kissed the two tousled heads upon the pillow, took down his seldom-used meerschaum, and opened his Plato.
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7 In listening, I sobbed convulsively; for I could repress what I endured no longer; I was obliged to yield, and I was shaken from head to foot with acute distress.
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8 I had been struggling with tears for some time: I had taken great pains to repress them, because I knew he would not like to see me weep.
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9 Elizabeth could not repress a smile at this, but she answered only by a slight inclination of the head.
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10 He retained a great deal of the reserve for which his boyhood was remarkable; and that served to repress all startling demonstrations of feeling.
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11 They all had a listless and dreary air of waiting somebody's pleasure, and the most talkative of the ladies had to speak quite rigidly to repress a yawn.
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12 His breathing became more difficult and painful as the night drew on, and often he could not repress a groan.
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13 I could not repress a cry of joy.
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14 She blushed with emotion when he came into the room, she could not repress a smile of rapture when he said anything amiable to her.
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15 At length he could repress his feelings no longer.