1 It was with some trepidation that I perceived the hour approach when I was to repair with my charge to the drawing-room.
2 She had heard nothing of Lady Catherine that spoke her awful from any extraordinary talents or miraculous virtue, and the mere stateliness of money or rank she thought she could witness without trepidation.
3 High in a treetop he stopped, and, poking his head cautiously from behind a branch, looked down with an air of trepidation.
4 The mother held on to him with both her shaking hands, and eyed with intense trepidation every one who walked up to examine him.
5 You cannot think I mean to hurry you," said he, in an undervoice, perceiving the amazing trepidation with which she made up the note, "you cannot think I have any such object.
6 He carries some creature about with him in that box; about which the landlady seemed to be in considerable trepidation, for she had never seen an animal like it.
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7 Princess Mary went to the door of the study with special trepidation.
8 Pierre went into that gloomy study which he had entered with such trepidation in his benefactor's lifetime.
9 A certain pride mingled with his parents' trepidation, a certain eagerness, also, to play fast and loose for the names of great foreign cities have at least this virtue.
10 We do so not without emotion and trepidation.
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