I thanked him, and assented; and particularly small it looked, under those circumstances.
He meant Ham, who beamed with delight and assent over the bag of shrimps.
I assented to this proposal, in default of being able to suggest anything else.
I thanked her, without making any demonstration of joy, lest it should induce her to withdraw her assent.
’No doubt!’ returned Miss Murdstone, though, I thought, not with a very ready or gracious assent.
I nodded assent.
My aunt nodded assent.
’Far from it,’ assented Miss Murdstone.
I was unwilling to damp my good friend’s confidence, and therefore assented.
Mr. Barkis turned his eyes upon me, as if for my assent to this result of his reflections in bed; and I gave it.
Miss Mowcher winked assent.
I murmured an assent, which was full of feeling, considering that I knew nothing at all about him; and I inquired what Mr. Traddles was by profession.
Mr. Spenlow apologetically murmured his assent.
As Traddles seemed to expect that I should assent to this as a matter of course, I nodded; and he went on, with the same sprightly patience — I can find no better expression — as before.
He assented to this in the most earnest manner; and implored me, if I should see him wandering an inch out of the right course, to recall him by some of those superior methods which were always at my command.
’Be it so,’ assented Miss Lavinia, with a sigh — ’until I have had an opportunity of observing them.’
’Be it so, Clarissa!’ assented Miss Lavinia resignedly — ’to me — and receiving our concurrence.
He assented, and prepared to accompany me.
’ ’It is quite true,’ assented Traddles.
’That is the principal, I may say the only difficulty, my dear Mr. Copperfield,’ assented his wife.
’Precisely so,’ assented Mrs. Micawber.
My aunt, retaining her stiff position, and apparent composure, assented with a nod.
I nodded assent to the pretty inquiry of the raised eyebrows, and kissed the parted lips.
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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.