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  • cried Morris, with a laugh, "I am much obliged for that!"
  • But it will be a good reason for coming another time; a little pretext—if I am obliged to give one.
  • She was very glad that she was not obliged to tell him that the ceremony of their betrothal had taken place out there under the bare ailantus-trees.
  • And we have been so much obliged to you for—for the liberty.
  • I am not obliged to say it; and to say it, save under stress of compulsion, would be very bad taste.
  • After this, the tide of fashion began to set steadily northward, as, indeed, in New York, thanks to the narrow channel in which it flows, it is obliged to do, and the great hum of traffic rolled farther to the right and left of Broadway.
  • You needn’t feel obliged to be so quiet.
  • "The woman’s an idiot," thought Morris; but he was obliged to say something different.
  • I am greatly obliged to you, but I have nothing to send.
  • I am really very much obliged to her.
  • Morris smoothed his hat—it was already remarkably glossy—and continued to display a self-control which, as the Doctor was obliged to admit, was extremely creditable to him.
  • He was obliged to recognise the fact that if the two young people were waiting for him to get out of the way, they were at least waiting very patiently.

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  • He obliged her by listening attentively.
  • They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.

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