The one apparent exception, Petruchio, is not a real one: he is most carefully characterized as a purely commercial matrimonial adventurer.
[She looks at him without the slightest curiosity, but waits, apparently as much to finish getting her glove on as to hear what he has to say].
The late Mr Whitefield would be gratified almost to impatience by the long faces of the men (except Tanner, who is fidgety), the silent handgrasps, the sympathetic placing of chairs, the sniffing of the widow, and the liquid eye of the daughter, whose heart, apparently, will not let her control her tongue to speech.
Tanner passes on, and presently finds himself between Hector and a strange elder, both apparently on the verge of personal combat.
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The effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the dry fields.
The committee investigated some apparent discrepancies.