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War and Peace
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  • Prince Bagration bowed his head in sign of assent and approval.
  • "Yes, yes, I am unhappy," assented Pierre.
  • "Yes, yes," assented Pierre.
  • "Yes, yes," assented Pierre.
  • Napoleon nodded assent.
  • "Yes, and to drink," assented Nicholas.
  • Peter the footman made some remark to the coachman; the latter assented.
  • "Yes, yes," Pierre assented, looking at his friend with a touched and sad expression in his eyes.
  • Mary Hendrikhovna assented and began looking for the spoon which someone meanwhile had pounced on.
  • "Yes, yes," assented Pierre.
  • He gave no orders, but only assented to or dissented from what others suggested.
  • He said that the Emperor Alexander did not consider Kurakin’s demand for his passports a sufficient cause for war; that Kurakin had acted on his own initiative and without his sovereign’s assent, that the Emperor Alexander did not desire war, and had no relations with England.
  • Napoleon had assented and had given orders that news should be brought to him of the effect those batteries produced.
  • The boy, thrusting his cold hands into his pockets and lifting his eyebrows, looked at Denisov in affright, but in spite of an evident desire to say all he knew gave confused answers, merely assenting to everything Denisov asked him.
  • ) "Oh yes," assented Princess Mary, "perhaps that’s it.

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  • She takes my silence as assent.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Their murmurs of assent and disapproval gave her a sense of order and rightness.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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