Having quoted this extraordinary and most disinterested testimony to her daughter’s excellence, Mrs Nickleby stopped to breathe; and Miss Knag, finding that the discourse was turning upon family greatness, lost no time in striking in, with a small reminiscence on her own account.
Mrs Wititterly was declared, upon the testimony of two veracious and competent witnesses, to be the very picture of a countess!
’You hear him, ma’am?’ said Mr Pluck, looking round; ’you hear the unimpeachable testimony of my friend Pyke—that reminds me,—formalities, formalities, must not be neglected in civilised society.
In place of Miss Knag being stationed in her accustomed seat, preserving all the dignity and greatness of Madame Mantalini’s representative, that worthy soul was reposing on a large box, bathed in tears, while three or four of the young ladies in close attendance upon her, together with the presence of hartshorn, vinegar, and other restoratives, would have borne ample testimony, even without the derangement of the head-dress and front row of curls, to her having fainted desperately.
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Her emotional testimony moved the jury.
He said it in his testimony to the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on greenhouse gas emissions.