1 Some words of this conversation must have reached Wilson swaying in the office door, for suddenly a new theme found voice among his gasping cries.
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2 His manly beauty and more than common gracefulness were instantly the theme of general admiration, and the laugh which his gallantry raised against Marianne received particular spirit from his exterior attractions.
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3 Yes, perhaps I ought to mention," said Herbert, who had become curiously crestfallen and meek, since we entered on the interesting theme, "that she is rather below my mother's nonsensical family notions.
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4 It is not much to give to the theme that so long filled my heart.
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5 Then, he's such a generous, fine, noble fellow,' said I, quite carried away by my favourite theme, 'that it's hardly possible to give him as much praise as he deserves.
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6 My reflections on this theme were still in progress when dinner was announced.
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7 I believe the theme of this incomprehensible conundrum was the moon.
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8 It was pleasant weather, and on the road we made my domestic happiness the theme of conversation.
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9 I expressed my regret for having innocently touched upon a theme that roused him so much.
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10 You and your aunt will excuse me, Copperfield, if I touch upon a painful theme, as I greatly fear I shall,' said Traddles, hesitating; 'but I think it necessary to bring it to your recollection.
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11 Zeena answered in her every-day tone and, warming to the theme, regaled them with several vivid descriptions of intestinal disturbances among her friends and relatives.
12 Still Lily did not speak, and he continued, warming with his theme: "Tell you what it is, though, that kind of woman costs more than all the rest of 'em put together.'"
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13 Out of the dusk her violin took up the organ theme, and the candle-light revealed her in a straight golden frock, her arm arched to the bow, her lips serious.
14 Their talk was nothing but improvisations on the theme: "I never did like this Haydock."
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15 From his mighty bulk the whale affords a most congenial theme whereon to enlarge, amplify, and generally expatiate.
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