She stopt to blush and laugh at her own relapse, and then resumed a more serious, more dispiriting cogitation upon what had been, and might be, and must be.
He perfectly knew his own meaning; and having warmly protested against her suspicion as most injurious, and slightly touched upon his respect for Miss Smith as her friend,—but acknowledging his wonder that Miss Smith should be mentioned at all,—he resumed the subject of his own passion, and was very urgent for a favourable answer.
"I hope he does," replied Mr. Knightley coolly, and resuming the letter.
"I cannot make speeches, Emma:" he soon resumed; and in a tone of such sincere, decided, intelligible tenderness as was tolerably convincing.
"Here," resumed Harriet, turning to her box again, "here is something still more valuable, I mean that hasbeen more valuable, because this is what did really once belong to him, which the court-plaister never did."
Now, however, it was absolutely to be; every preparation was resumed, and very soon after the Churchills had removed to Richmond, a few lines from Frank, to say that his aunt felt already much better for the change, and that he had no doubt of being able to join them for twenty-four hours at any given time, induced them to name as early a day as possible.
—so very much obliged to you for the carriage," resumed Miss Bates.
It does relate to him, and I will tell you directly;" (resuming her work, and seeming resolved against looking up.
"More than an attachment, indeed," resumed Mrs. Weston; "an engagement—a positive engagement.
"I do not wonder, Miss Woodhouse," she resumed, "that you should feel a great difference between the two, as to me or as to any body.
"I have some hope," resumed he, "of my uncle’s being persuaded to pay a visit at Randalls; he wants to be introduced to her.
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The United Nations vote permits a resumption of trade with the country.