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Far from the Madding Crowd
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imply
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Oak cast his eyes down the field in a way implying that it was useless to attempt argument.
  • The dog came up, licked his hand, and made signs implying that he expected some great reward for signal services rendered.
  • "Ay, ’a b’lieve—ha, ha!" said Susan Tall’s husband, in a tone intended to imply his habitual reception of jokes without minding them at all.
  • "—And so ’a lost himself quite," continued Mr. Coggan, with an impassive face, implying that a true narrative, like time and tide, must run its course and would respect no man.
  • There was a bright air and manner about her now, by which she seemed to imply that the desirability of her existence could not be questioned; and this rather saucy assumption failed in being offensive because a beholder felt it to be, upon the whole, true.
  • This picture of to-day in its frame of four hundred years ago did not produce that marked contrast between ancient and modern which is implied by the contrast of date.
  • This was recognized by all as the conclusion of some gloomy speech which had been expressed in thought alone during the shake of the head; Henery meanwhile retained several marks of despair upon his face, to imply that they would be required for use again directly he should go on speaking.
  • —Or rather an implied promise.
  • Yet she has promised—implied—that she will ratify an engagement to-night.
  • "I won’t answer for her implying," said Oak, with faint bitterness.
  • This lyric, when concluded, was received with a silently appreciative gaze at the table, implying that the performance, like a work by those established authors who are independent of notices in the papers, was a well-known delight which required no applause.
  • ] "He is," said Henery, implying that irony must cease at a certain point.

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  • She wouldn’t make a direct statement, but she implied that she supported our position.
  • She implied that she would vote with us.

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