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  • However novel and peculiar this testimony of attachment, I did not doubt the accuracy of the interpretation.
  • These testimonies to the popularity of my guardian made a deep impression on me, and I admired and wondered more than ever.
  • He gave the medical testimony, in pointed imitation of our local practitioner; and he piped and shook, as the aged turnpike-keeper who had heard blows, to an extent so very paralytic as to suggest a doubt regarding the mental competency of that witness.
  • But I, misled by the action, and confused by the occasion, shook hands with him with every testimony of warm affection.
  • …done to her house, might rise in those grave-clothes of hers, draw a pistol, and shoot me dead:—whether suborned boys—a numerous band of mercenaries—might be engaged to fall upon me in the brewery, and cuff me until I was no more;—it was high testimony to my confidence in the spirit of the pale young gentleman, that I never imagined him accessory to these retaliations; they always came into my mind as the acts of injudicious relatives of his, goaded on by the state of his visage and an…
  • Having borne this flattering testimony to the merits of our dwelling-place, and having incidentally shown this tendency to call me "sir," Joe, being invited to sit down to table, looked all round the room for a suitable spot on which to deposit his hat,—as if it were only on some very few rare substances in nature that it could find a resting place,—and ultimately stood it on an extreme corner of the chimney-piece, from which it ever afterwards fell off at intervals.

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  • Her emotional testimony moved the jury.
  • He said it in his testimony to the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on greenhouse gas emissions.

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