The question was such a profound one that Henery was obliged to drink there and then from the large cup till the bottom was distinctly visible inside.
Obliged, to some extent, to forgo dreaming in order to find the way, he reached the churchyard, and passed round it under the wall where several ancient trees grew.
I should be much obliged to you if you would keep the contents of this letter a secret for the present, dear friend.
Bathsheba, when she learnt of this proposal—for Oak was obliged to consult her—at first languidly objected.
Six years were a long time, but how much shorter than never, the idea he had for so long been obliged to endure!
I wish I had not been obliged to go to this dance; but there’s no escaping now.
Whenever he wanted directions he sent a message, or note with neither heading nor signature, to which she was obliged to reply in the same offhand style.
She was leaning back, sipping a cup of tea that she held in her hand, and the owner of the male voice was Boldwood, who had apparently just brought the cup to her, Bathsheba, being in a negligent mood, leant so idly against the canvas that it was pressed to the shape of her shoulder, and she was, in fact, as good as in Troy’s arms; and he was obliged to keep his breast carefully backward that she might not feel its warmth through the cloth as he gazed in.
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He obliged her by listening attentively.
They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.