1 In the case of Lucy Ferrier the occasion was serious enough in itself, apart from its future influence on her destiny and that of many besides.
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2 But there were also rumours of something more serious.
3 Mollie," she said, "I have something very serious to say to you.
4 In the evening Squealer called them together, and with an alarmed expression on his face told them that he had some serious news to report.
5 I shall say nothing till I have seen the body," said he; "this may be very serious.
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6 The captives had not long enjoyed their refreshment, however, ere their attention was disturbed even from this most serious occupation by the blast of a horn winded before the gate.
7 Hitherto, Rowena had sustained her part in this trying scene with undismayed courage, but it was because she had not considered the danger as serious and imminent.
8 That was her own private affair, and the one point on which, in her own queer, female way, she was serious to the bottom of her soul.
9 They aren't ever serious about anything, except showing off on motor-bikes and dancing at the Palais-de-danse in Sheffield.
10 The serious ones dress up in evening clothes and go off to the Pally to show off before a lot of girls and dance these new Charlestons and what not.
11 They don't give a serious thought to a thing--save Doncaster races, and the Derby: for they all of them bet on every race.
12 He talked to her of all his serious schemes, and she listened in a kind of wonder, and let him talk.
13 Fanny coloured and looked at Edmund, but felt too angry for speech; and he needed a little recollection before he could say, "Your lively mind can hardly be serious even on serious subjects."
14 She hailed it as an earnest of the most serious determination, and was equal even to encounter her father.
15 It was plain that he could have no serious views, no true attachment, by fixing himself in a situation which he must know she would never stoop to.