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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • The sick man made an impatient gesture, which Ralph chose to consider as one of acquiescence.
  • Newman hastened, with joyful steps, to inform Mrs Kenwigs of his friend’s acquiescence, and soon returning, brought back word that they would be happy to see him in the first floor as soon as convenient; that Mrs Kenwigs had, upon the instant, sent out to secure a second-hand French grammar and dialogues, which had long been fluttering in the sixpenny box at the bookstall round the corner; and that the family, highly excited at the prospect of this addition to their gentility, wished…
  • Peg, expressing her acquiescence in this arrangement, Mr Squeers turned the box bottom upwards, and tumbling the contents upon the floor, handed it to her; the destruction of the box being an extemporary device for engaging her attention, in case it should prove desirable to distract it from his own proceedings.

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  • She is opposed, but will ultimately acquiesce to the will of the majority.
  • You can make them acquiesce, but don’t expect them to be happy about it.

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