Silence ensued, and I was considering how I could best disengage my shoulder from his hand, and go away, when he said: ’I suppose you are a pretty sharp fellow still?
In the ensuing interval, I told Miss Mills that she was evermore my friend, and that my heart must cease to vibrate ere I could forget her sympathy.
In a short pause which ensued, she had a fancy that she felt Miss Betsey touch her hair, and that with no ungentle hand; but, looking at her, in her timid hope, she found that lady sitting with the skirt of her dress tucked up, her hands folded on one knee, and her feet upon the fender, frowning at the fire.
In the silence that ensued, my aunt walked gravely up to Mr. Dick, without at all hurrying herself, and gave him a hug and a sounding kiss.
A considerable scuffling within ensued, but nothing else.
When she came down to dinner on the ensuing Sunday, and was so glad to see old Traddles (who always dined with us on Sunday), we thought she would be ’running about as she used to do’, in a few days.
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Sudan’s violence and ensuing disruption killed hundreds of thousands of civilians.