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Anna Karenina
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  • He assented to what his brother said, but he could not help beginning to think of other things.
  • Kitty assented.
  • Alexey Alexandrovitch bowed his head in assent.
  • "Quite so," Alexey Alexandrovitch assented.
  • "Yes, it is stupid," Stepan Arkadyevitch assented, smiling soothingly.
  • Golenishtchev and Anna assented.
  • "Is Katya not here?" he gasped, looking round while Levin reluctantly assented to the doctor’s words.
  • Receiving her assent, he said to his wife in French something about caring less to smoke than to talk.
  • "He thinks her very attractive, that’s certain," assented Dolly.
  • "Well, with her he would certainly be restful," Dolly assented.
  • "Yes, it’s a dirty business, there’s no denying," a small gentleman assented in a high voice.
  • Vronsky assented indifferently.
  • "Volgarinov has fully assented, as far as he’s concerned," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, turning red.
  • Yegor listened attentively, and obviously quite took in Levin’s idea, but by way of assent to it he enunciated, greatly to Levin’s surprise, the observation that when he had lived with good masters he had always been satisfied with his masters, and now was perfectly satisfied with his employer, though he was a Frenchman.
  • …Alexandrovitch understood from his interviews with Betsy and with Stepan Arkadyevitch that all that was expected of him was to leave his wife in peace, without burdening her with his presence, and that his wife herself desired this, he felt so distraught that he could come to no decision of himself; he did not know himself what he wanted now, and putting himself in the hands of those who were so pleased to interest themselves in his affairs, he met everything with unqualified assent.
  • Mademoiselle Varenka, she’s a real angel, allez," Madame Berthe assented.
  • "Yes," he assented; "and Princess Tverskaya’s interference in the most difficult private affairs is utterly uncalled for.
  • It’s just by the eyes, by smiles that it’s done," Dolly assented.

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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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