When this little interruption was over, Joe resumed:
His men resumed their muskets and fell in.
"And I ain’t a master-mind," Joe resumed, when he had unfixed his look, and got back to his whisker.
When he had done it, he resumed his seat and drank to my sister.
He said, "Not at all," and resumed.
Again I thanked him and apologized, and again he said in the cheerfullest manner, "Not at all, I am sure!" and resumed.
Upon which Mrs. Pocket laughed and said, "Thank you, Flopson," and settling herself in one chair only, resumed her book.
Whenever he looked at us, we all expressed the greatest interest and amazement, and nodded until he resumed again.
"Now, Wemmick," said the latter then, resuming his usual manner, "what item was it you were at when Mr. Pip came in?"
"First," I resumed, half groaning, "what precautions can be taken against your being recognized and seized?"
The galley was kept steady, and the silent, eager look-out at the water was resumed.
"Without expecting any thanks, or anything of the sort," resumed Camilla, "I have remained in that state, hours and hours, and Raymond is a witness of the extent to which I have choked, and what the total inefficacy of ginger has been, and I have been heard at the piano-forte tuner’s across the street, where the poor mistaken children have even supposed it to be pigeons cooing at a distance,—and now to be told—"
What are you stopping for?" said I. "Not all of one kind," resumed Biddy.
"And your sister," he resumed, after a little steady eating, "which had the honor of bringing you up by hand!
"So he says," resumed the convict I had recognized,—"it was all said and done in half a minute, behind a pile of timber in the Dock-yard,—’You’re a going to be discharged?’
"Put it," he resumed, "as the employer of that lawyer whose name begun with a J, and might be Jaggers,—put it as he had come over sea to Portsmouth, and had landed there, and had wanted to come on to you.
"Us two being now alone," resumed Joe, "and me having the intentions and abilities to stay not many minutes more, I will now conclude—leastways begin—to mention what have led to my having had the present honor.
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We hope for a resumption of negotiations.
The United Nations vote permits a resumption of trade with the country.