Their murmurs of assent and disapproval gave her a sense of order and rightness.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Drunken shouts of assent.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
There was a chorus of friendly assent as the men settled onto their stools at the bar.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Mrs. Hickey thanked me for my kindness, and though I assented, I didn’t truly feel that it was kindness, on my part.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
But instead of prompting scoffs or disapproving whispers, Graham’s words unleashed a tide of murmured assent that swelled quickly into shouts.
Kass Morgan -- The 100
They expected it and nodded their heads in solemn, collective assent.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
In his Second Inaugural Address, on March 4, 1865, Abraham Lincoln stated a proposition to which most historians today as well as most Americans of Lincoln’s time would assent: slavery before the war had been a "powerful interest.
James M. McPherson -- What They Fought For - 1861-1865
Father gave a bow of assent and Meyer plunged into verse.
Corrie Ten Boom -- The Hiding Place
But it had to be assented to.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
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I SUPPOSE SHE ASSENTED TO THE ASSERTIONS ….
Laurie Halse Anderson -- Chains
Jamie assenting, she had a manservant fetch down the chest from her workroom, handing over the enormous wrought-iron key for the purpose.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Alan grunted in assent, and soon he felt what seemed to be the entirety of a man’s forearm on his head.
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
I mean to say something sharp, or nonchalant, but the only sound that escapes me is an assenting noise, squeezed tight by my swollen throat.
Veronica Roth -- Insurgent
She murmured something that seemed to be assent.
George Orwell -- 1984
There’s a rumble of assent from around the table.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
When I ask if I can serve myself, he nods assent.
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
But I nod my head in assent.
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
Nobody assenting to this proposition, Mr. Davis turned and held up a finger.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
Prince Bagration bowed his head in sign of assent and approval.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
William Golding -- Lord of the Flies
Teresa felt a flush pass over her face; she looked at Luigi, who could not refuse his assent.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
I nodded, for I thought it better to assent, though I did not quite understand his dialect.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
There was a murmur of assent from the men.
Jane Yolen -- The Devils Arithmetic
A collective assent to this rumbled through the blurring atmosphere of the Assembly Room.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
Their anxiety was becoming intense; but, not wishing to betray it, they readily assented to Mr. Fallentin’s proposal of a rubber.
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
Eragon mumbled his assent and pulled the blankets over his shoulders.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
Yann Martel -- Life of Pi
Crouch gave no sign that he had heard Mr. Diggory, but Mr. Diggory seemed to take his silence for assent.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Some of the older satyrs muttered assent.
Rick Riordan -- The Battle of the Labyrinth
He charges him thrice the usual sum; and it’s assented to.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
A tide of murmuring assent poured out the doors and into the yard.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
’I couldn’t agree with you more, sir,’ he assented briskly in a tone of ostentatious disapproval.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
(Christian nods in assent): Baron de Neuvillette.
Edmond Rostand -- Cyrano de Bergerac
Jace nodded assent, and explained quickly the trick that Valentine had played on Elias.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Ashes
The elder man grunted an assent and passed out.
Agatha Christie -- Murder On The Orient Express
"Wust kind," my informant assented.
Edith Wharton -- Ethan Frome
Jared grunted his assent to that.
Stephenie Meyer -- The Host
"Of course, or girl, Mr. Hubble," assented Mr. Wopsle, rather irritably, "but there is no girl present."
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
She therefore graciously smiled, assented, chatted familiarly, and did all she could to make time pass imperceptibly.
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
D’Artagnan blushed with pleasure, and bowed a sign of assent.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
Her full lips were lax, her shoulders down, and her eyes soft and assenting.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
"Why, of course, if you want me to," assented Anne cheerfully.
Lucy Maud Montgomery -- Anne Of Green Gables
The youth did not look up, but he assented with thick tongue.
Stephen Crane -- The Red Badge of Courage
Eliza sighed again and bowed her head in assent.
James Joyce -- Dubliners
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
In pompous nothings on his side, and civil assents on that of his cousins, their time passed till they entered Meryton.
Jane Austen -- Pride and Prejudice
The Thenardier made one of those movements of surprise which signify neither assent nor refusal.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
Now all who heard cried out assent to this: the guest had spoken well; he must have passage.