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  • Whether or not he acted alone is a matter of conjecture.   (source)
    conjecture = not known for sure -- guessing or forming a conclusion based on inconclusive evidence
  • However, these conjectures are vague and fallible.   (source)
    conjectures = guesses (opinions based on inconclusive evidence)
  • [of days until he will fly again]  "Three days C. B.," conjectures Kat.   (source)
    conjectures = guesses
  • Finally out of Nanny's talk and her own conjectures she made a sort of comfort for herself.   (source)
    conjectures = conclusions or opinions based on inconclusive evidence
  • "That's all pure conjecture," I objected.   (source)
    conjecture = opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • It was conjectured that perhaps the family had information to the effect that Erlone knew of the whereabouts of Miss Dalton, and certain police officials assigned that as the motive behind the family's request for the radical's release.   (source)
    conjectured = guessed based on inconclusive evidence
  • He knew our number, knew that Sir Henry Baskerville had consulted me, spotted who I was in Regent Street, conjectured that I had got the number of the cab and would lay my hands on the driver   (source)
    conjectured = concluded based on inconclusive evidence
  • ...it did not lead him to the conjectural field of immortality and man's place in the universe.   (source)
    conjectural = where conclusions or opinions are based on inconclusive evidence
  • But this is matter only for conjecture, things having gone otherwise than he forecast.   (source)
    conjecture = speculation (to form a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence)
  • His post had been kept open for him, but there had been conjectures that in case of his death Alexeev might receive his appointment, and...   (source)
    conjectures = opinions based on inconclusive evidence
  • I will not deny that you conjecture rightly.   (source)
    conjecture = form an opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • ...I busied myself in vain, unconnected conjecture.   (source)
    conjecture = forming conclusions based on inconclusive evidence
  • Besides, some months have elapsed since the commission of his crimes, and no one can conjecture to what place he has wandered or what region he may now inhabit.   (source)
    conjecture = guess
  • It was a painful, but not an improbable, conjecture.   (source)
    conjecture = conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • Your tools have elevated gossip, hearsay and conjecture to the level of valid, mainstream communication.†   (source)
  • Horace had at first offered the conjecture in his notes that the deceased's larynx had clamped down—a spastic closure—to prevent liquid from reaching the deeper air passages.†   (source)
  • rapture of so much amateur conjecturing and surmising would flush their faces as irrepressibly as blood!†   (source)
  • No official report has been issued yet on Mr. Kohler's death, but conjecture is that he died due to complications brought on by a long-time illness.†   (source)
  • All we have is conjecture.†   (source)
  • But the details were still missing—the what and when and who became hollow bowls to fill with their conjectures.†   (source)
  • He's lost count — they've accumulated a stock of lore, of conjecture about him: Snowman was once a bird but he's forgotten how to fly and the rest of his feathers fell out, and so he is cold and he needs a second skin, and he has to wrap himself up.†   (source)
  • Our exact positioning between those two points is a matter of pointless conjecture, and I will waste no time on it.†   (source)
  • Conjectures beyond that point are useless, but suspicions remain.†   (source)
  • THERE'S AN INSTANT before it collapses into some generally agreed-upon fact when a football play, like a traffic accident, is all conjecture and fragments and partial views.†   (source)
  • Edward wouldn't — "So it's been a while since you came down to La Push," Jacob said, interrupting my disturbing conjectures.†   (source)
  • As kids will do, there was the inevitable conjecture about grades after we'd taken a test.†   (source)
  • He spent several days as if he were bewitched, softly repeating to himself a string of fearful conjectures without giving credit to his own understanding.†   (source)
  • The conjecture was pointless.†   (source)
  • "What a bold conjecture," she said.†   (source)
  • All along Dewey had argued that the mattress box had been placed on the floor for the comfort of Mr. Clutter, and taking heed of similar hints, other fragmentary indications of ironic, erratic compassion, the detective had conjectured that at least one of the killers was not altogether uncharitable.†   (source)
  • Connected by the pulsing voice on the radio, joined to the word-of-mouth that passes the score along the street and to the fans who call the special phone number and the crowd at the ballpark that becomes the picture on television, people the size of minute rice, and the game as rumor and conjecture and inner history.†   (source)
  • She sought vaguely to conjecture just what his words would be when next they spoke together.†   (source)
  • 'Maybe it belongs to my father,' Dunbar conjectured.†   (source)
  • He had no interest in theorizing, conjecture, high-blown sentiments.†   (source)
  • "I may be mistaken in these conjectures, they may be injurious to J. and F., and therefore I shall not talk about them, but I am determined to put down my thoughts and see which turns out," Adams wrote in his diary.†   (source)
  • He piled conjecture on top of conjecture, heaven knows how warped by alcohol.†   (source)
  • Raison Pharmaceutical's report on the jacket left in the Bangkok air-port took up fifteen minutes of speculation and conjecture, most of it led by Theresa Sumner from CDC.†   (source)
  • All conjecture and speculation on your part.†   (source)
  • Unfortunately, the government cannot suppress journalists, no matter how reckless or irresponsible they become with conjecture and fabrication.†   (source)
  • Very little of it is conjecture.†   (source)
  • Joe had too little information to allow him even to conjecture what role Medsped and Teknologik played in the operation.†   (source)
  • Fluet, heading the investigation for the CAB, dismissed this as conjecture.†   (source)
  • But possibly either of these statements, without elaboration, can lead to an overly clear-cut line of conjecture.†   (source)
  • These stories were viewed as quintessential—as defining, in some way—and every family member, including Stem's three-year-old, had heard them told and retold and embroidered and conjectured upon any number of times.†   (source)
  • As the whaling fleets depleted their numbers, scientists conjectured that there were whales who would exhaust themselves in fruitless wandering and never connect with any mate at all.†   (source)
  • Rarely did two men meet, or three stand in a bar, or a dozen gnaw tough venison in camp, that the valley's future, paralyzing in its grandeur, did not come up, not as conjecture but as a certainty.†   (source)
  • I only have a few conjectures.†   (source)
  • But the record had been on the top of the stack, and I could not help making this instinctive conjecture as I replaced it, assuming that in their final anguish—or ecstasy, or whatever engulfing revelation may have united them just before the darkness—the sound they heard was Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring.†   (source)
  • Lowering her head, she withdrew into memories, reflections, conjectures.†   (source)
  • And he looked at her, full of gratitude and a sudden, wild conjecture: he had been real for her, she had watched him, and prayed for him during all those years when she, for him, had been nothing but a shadow.†   (source)
  • Even for Tony he no longer mattered; and his knowledge of the native mind was too small to give him any basis for conjecture.†   (source)
  • there was no time to pause and conjecture   (source)
    conjecture = think about and form an opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • My whole examination served to turn my conjecture into a certainty.   (source)
    conjecture = a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • Mrs. Hale glanced at me tentatively, as though trying to see how much footing my conjectures gave her; and I guessed that if she had kept silence till now it was because she had been waiting, through all the years, for some one who should see what she alone had seen.   (source)
    conjectures = guesses (opinions based on inconclusive evidence)
  • What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women, although puzzling questions, are not beyond all conjecture.   (source)
    conjecture = the act of forming an opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • The door was ajar; Farfrae knocked; and he who stood before them was Whittle, as they had conjectured.   (source)
    conjectured = guessed (formed an opinion based on inconclusive evidence)
  • These questions had such a particular drift that Georgiana began to conjecture that she was already subjected to certain physical influences, either breathed in with the fragrant air or taken with her food.   (source)
    conjecture = think (based on inconclusive evidence), or guess or suspect
  • For some time I was lost in conjecture as to the cause of this, but yesterday an idea struck me, and if it is well founded, I conjure you to avow it.   (source)
    conjecture = thought (to understand)
  • But I discovered no trace of him and was beginning to conjecture that some fortunate chance had intervened to prevent the execution of his menaces when suddenly I heard a shrill and dreadful scream.   (source)
    conjecture = guess
  • "I know," continued the unhappy victim, "how heavily and fatally this one circumstance weighs against me, but I have no power of explaining it; and when I have expressed my utter ignorance, I am only left to conjecture concerning the probabilities by which it might have been placed in my pocket."   (source)
  • The family, after having been thus occupied for a short time, extinguished their lights and retired, as I conjectured, to rest.   (source)
    conjectured = guessed (about what had happened)
  • This account rather alarmed us, and we continued to search for him until night fell, when Elizabeth conjectured that he might have returned to the house.   (source)
    conjectured = guessed
  • He sat up much longer, conversing with his father, and by the frequent repetition of her name I conjectured that their lovely guest was the subject of their conversation.   (source)
  • I conjectured, therefore, that he found on the paper signs for speech which he understood, and I ardently longed to comprehend these also; but how was that possible when I did not even understand the sounds for which they stood as signs?   (source)
  • ...I observed the countenance of Felix was melancholy beyond expression; he sighed frequently, and once his father paused in his music, and I conjectured by his manner that he inquired the cause of his son's sorrow.   (source)
  • He could not any longer delay his departure; but as his journey to London might be followed, even sooner than he now conjectured, by his longer voyage, he entreated me to bestow as much of my society on him as I could spare.   (source)
  • But supposing all these conjectures to be false, you cannot contest the inestimable benefit which I shall confer on all mankind, to the last generation, by discovering a passage near the pole to those countries, to reach which at present so many months are requisite; or by ascertaining the secret of the magnet, which, if at all possible, can only be effected by an undertaking such as mine.   (source)
    conjectures = guesses
  • He had carried off their store of winter food, and placing it in a sledge, to draw which he had seized on a numerous drove of trained dogs, he had harnessed them, and the same night, to the joy of the horror-struck villagers, had pursued his journey across the sea in a direction that led to no land; and they conjectured that he must speedily be destroyed by the breaking of the ice or frozen by the eternal frosts.   (source)
    conjectured = guessed
  • To be guided by second-hand conjecture is pitiful.   (source)
    conjecture = a conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • In short, I could learn nothing but that she was gone; all the rest, for eight long months, was left to conjecture.   (source)
    conjecture = conclusion or opinion based on inconclusive evidence
  • Day 214 The last ten pages should have covered all of my field notes and technical conjectures.†   (source)
  • Alessandro's conjectures were interrupted by the arrival of the manure grinders.†   (source)
  • I sit here alone and brood over possibilities and conjectures.†   (source)
  • He was weary from work, "weary of conjectures," as he said.†   (source)
  • The more one compounds conjectures the sillier one becomes.†   (source)
  • I'm referring to Lockwood's description of Joseph, I've been pointing it out to them for so many years that I know the passage by heart: 'looking ...in my face so sourly that I charitably conjectured he must have need of divine aid to digest his dinner ...'†   (source)
  • And when she met and became engaged to Dan Needham, how that must have threatened to put an end to his conjecturing; and when she married Dan, how that must have threatened to put an end to the self-inflicted pain of which he had grown so fond.†   (source)
  • I tried to remember what had been said to found my conjectures-had anyone made the accusation outright?†   (source)
  • They run old footage of John Kwang from various points during his career, almost a retrospective as though he has died, and as the reporter conjectures on what effect this accident will have on his council seat they splice in frames of the salon room where we sat, the interior of his sedan, the spidery crack on her side of the windshield.†   (source)
  • His duties as squadron executive officer did consist entirely, as both Doc Daneeka and Major Major had conjectured, of pitching horseshoes, kidnaping Italian laborers, and renting apartments for the enlisted men and officers to use on rest leaves, and he excelled at all three.†   (source)
  • So I conjectured, Man.†   (source)
  • What would happen, they conjectured, if they simply went on assuming their children would do everything.†   (source)
  • Were the other conjectures merely phantoms, compounded fragments of familiar images he had convinced himself might be Carlos?†   (source)
  • Below him the road wound, a dimly conjectured, wavering gray ribbon; on the other side of it the steep slope took off to a gulf of inky shadow, where the great valley lay, hushed under the solemn stars, silent, black, and shimmering with a myriad pulsating electric lights which glowed like swarms of fireflies caught in an invisible net.†   (source)
  • But all his conjectures had been about space and air, easily put aside for the pleasures of hearing her footsteps and soft movements next door, of waking in the night to Jack's distant cry.†   (source)
  • But you don't like that word, so all I can say is that after you study higher geometries, metaphysical and conjectural as well as topological and judicial—if you care to make such study—I will gladly answer.†   (source)
  • I married young and was a simple mathematics teacher, with a hobby research in conjectural and optional geometries.†   (source)
  • Short of actually finding a way of getting inside them to know it for oneself, I do not see how we can deduce religious sentiments here, even if every one of your other conjectures is correct.†   (source)
  • I suppose it goes back to the fact that early discussions and conjectures concerning it made it sound as if the potential for intelligence was always present in the array of gadgets, and that the correct procedures, the right programs, simply had to be found to call it forth.†   (source)
  • Stress of weather combined with structural fatigue a possibility, but conjecture.†   (source)
  • Thus, it might suit our purposes if we, too, added fuel to the flames of public conjecture.†   (source)
  • Does anyone on the court wish to make a conjecture on how this case was resolved?†   (source)
  • I conjecture that I was subjected to about six gravities when they shipped me up here.†   (source)
  • I conjecture that it may be Professor Bernardo de la Paz.†   (source)
  • I conjecture that to be true, since his storage location is under a locked retrieval signal.†   (source)
  • I am pleased that it was he who called me to life, and I often conjecture as to the reasons.†   (source)
  • Joe learned everything true and untrue, founded and unfounded, every ugly conjecture.†   (source)
  • But this, too, is merely conjecture.†   (source)
  • There's always been conspiratorial conjecture that a select few within this highest echelon of Masonry are made privy to some great mystical secret.†   (source)
  • There's an instant before it collapses into some generally agreed-upon fact when a life, like a football play, is all conjecture and fragments and partial views.†   (source)
  • It was late now, the room very warm, the world outside frozen and bathed in starlight, and Ishmael told Hatsue and Hisao and Fujiko that as a reporter who had covered the courthouse in Seattle he felt comfortable offering a present conjecture: that Philip Milholland's notes would force Judge Fielding to call for retrying the case.†   (source)
  • Westerberg's latter conjecture, as it turned out, was a fairly astute analysis of the relationship between Chris and Walt McCandless.†   (source)
  • It's a fanciful conjecture, I admit, but I cannot account for Brom's actions except by postulating that there was a piece of information he never shared with me nor another living soul.†   (source)
  • This was interesting because it meant that the people in whiteface on the Library Mall must be members of Terminal Theater, the legendary factoidal group whose name, even, was subject to conjecture, or was an aspect, perhaps, of the group's borderline existence.†   (source)
  • The article was, in fact, two articles-an odd mixture of fact and conjecture, speculations taking over where evidence came to an end.†   (source)
  • Forsyth had told the prosecutor that Madden was a prejudiced zealot and that he would be forced to admit that all of his assessments are based on conjecture and gross extrapolations.†   (source)
  • I conjecture that the monosyllabic form could be confused with the causation inquiry monosyllable through insufficient redundancy and without intention of punning.†   (source)
  • "I wish that I could have a drink," Mike answered wistfully, "as I have wondered about the subjective effect of ethanol on the human nervous system—I conjecture that it must be similar to a slight overvoltage.†   (source)
  • Then he thought (but it did not really trouble him, for if Christ to save him could be crucified, he, for Christ's greater glory, could well be mocked) of what smiles would be occasioned, what filthy conjecture, barely sleeping now, would mushroom upward overnight like Jonah's gourd, when people heard that he and Deborah were going to be married.†   (source)
  • My earliest conjecture—far-fetched even for a scientific ignoramus like myself (even then I was beginning to rue the lilac fin de siecle hours of my college days, with their total immersion in metaphysical poesy and Quality Lit.†   (source)
  • What I set down about him will be the result of memory plus what I know to be true plus conjecture built on the combination.†   (source)
  • In our understanding of the meaning of ludus, however, in our ability to realize that we may unify instances of activity from across a broad spectrum of behavior patterns by considering them as a form of play, we have a better basis for conjecture as well as interpretation.†   (source)
  • Having parted from her with what may be conjectured to have been a rather bony kiss of a cosmetic flavour, he gave his daughter his blessing, graciously.†   (source)
    conjectured = concluded or guessed based on inconclusive evidence
  • drew on village rakedom to false conjectures.†   (source)
  • They had a pleasant five minutes conjecturing about how much was in the bank.†   (source)
  • I was much astonished that the hermit had his love, and one so young and pretty and elegant; and all my conjectures about him and his life were upset once more.†   (source)
  • And this susceptibility of theirs is doubly unfortunate, I thought, returning again to my original enquiry into what state of mind is most propitious for creative work, because the mind of an artist, in order to achieve the prodigious effort of freeing whole and entire the work that is in him, must be incandescent, like Shakespeare's mind, I conjectured, looking at the book which lay open at ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA.†   (source)
  • For the moment he had the smoking-room to himself, though he rightly conjectured that that would not last long.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Fowler has told us all that she thinks she knows-and has thrown in several conjectures for good measure!†   (source)
  • These conjectures diverted me; but none seemed to correspond, not even remotely, to the contradictory chapters of Ts'ui Pên.†   (source)
  • And she was full of conjectures as to who would meet them, what would happen.†   (source)
  • So her mind revolved round fears, conjectures, possibilities; she could not find her wits.†   (source)
  • It is made after the best conjectural maps, based on actual visits to the city as it now exists.†   (source)
  • However, our conjectures were set at rest by a visit from Stapleton himself that very afternoon.†   (source)
  • That conversation of the scout and officer had flashed grave conjectures into her mind.†   (source)
  • Kells hesitated, and felt of his beard, probably conjecturing the possibilities of recognition.†   (source)
  • He mumbled, leading me round the house; I followed him, lost in dismal and angry conjectures.†   (source)
  • A greater mystery to me is why this hound, presuming that all our conjectures are correct —†   (source)
  • Vague were her conjectures: sweet were her fears.†   (source)
  • Briggs coincided as usual, and the "previous attachment" was then discussed in conjectures.†   (source)
  • Conjecture—aye, sometimes one conjectures right, and sometimes one conjectures wrong.†   (source)
  • From which," said Wemmick, "conjectures had been raised and theories formed.†   (source)
  • The inner details of her life he had only conjectured.†   (source)
  • Charles and Henrietta returned, bringing, as may be conjectured, Charles Hayter with them.†   (source)
  • The stranger conjectured that this chamber connected with that of the Thenardier pair.†   (source)
  • There were many conjectures as to the cause of this terrible punishment.†   (source)
  • It was conjectured that he advanced the money, but it was not known.†   (source)
  • Happily, as Mr. Heathcliff conjectured, he'll not win twenty.†   (source)
  • All the facts are in flat contradiction to such conjectures.†   (source)
  • But every effort and all conjectures proved equally futile.†   (source)
  • All this time Mabel had merely conjectured the condition of her parent.†   (source)
  • "It may be a candle in a house," I then conjectured; "but if so, I can never reach it.†   (source)
  • Madame Thenardier, petrified and mute, recommenced her conjectures: "Who is that old fellow?†   (source)
  • No doubt he would form unfavourable conjectures.†   (source)
  • But knowest thou anything of this mystery, or are they only the crude conjectures of—†   (source)
  • Denisov turned away from him frowning and addressed the esaul, conveying his own conjectures to him.†   (source)
  • He cunningly conjectured they were staying away in order to avoid hearing his protracted blessing.†   (source)
  • I had no means of conjecturing who I was to meet, or where I was going.†   (source)
  • People whispered with terror monstrous conjectures as to the king's baths of purple.†   (source)
  • If he had not been driven beyond the limits of endurance, he would not have ventured to express certain conjectures so openly.†   (source)
  • This drifting from conjectures and broodings into a vague sort of enchanting reverie was a novel experience for Milly.†   (source)
  • From that time Stillwell, who evidently found Madeline his most sympathetic listener, unburdened himself daily of his hopes and fears and conjectures.†   (source)
  • In the centre of the room, clamped to an upright easel, stood the full-length portrait of a young man of extraordinary personal beauty, and in front of it, some little distance away, was sitting the artist himself, Basil Hallward, whose sudden disappearance some years ago caused, at the time, such public excitement, and gave rise to so many strange conjectures.†   (source)
  • Next he placed cans of three sizes upon the table; and these Carley conjectured contained sugar, salt, and pepper.†   (source)
  • He went on listening, and gathered by odds and ends that it was conjectured at first that the boys had got drowned while taking a swim; then the small raft had been missed; next, certain boys said the missing lads had promised that the village should "hear something" soon; the wise-heads had "put this and that together" and decided that the lads had gone off on that raft and would turn up at the next town below, presently; but toward noon the raft had been found, lodged against the Missouri shore some five or six miles below the village —and then hope perished; they must be drowned, else hunger would have driven them home by nightfall if not sooner.†   (source)
  • However, it soon grew clear that the hour of emancipation for that little prisoner of the flesh was to arrive earlier than her worst misgiving had conjectured.†   (source)
  • It might have been a short while or a long one, his mind was so filled with growing conjectures, but a time came when he felt cold.†   (source)
  • My mind floated in a sea of conjectures till the turn of the conversation enabled me, without being offensive, to remark that, upon the whole, this inquiry must have been pretty trying to him.†   (source)
  • The children were past saving, for though their bodies were still barely cold it was conjectured that they had been hanging more than an hour.†   (source)
  • But in view of the character of the twain briefly closeted in that state-room, each radically sharing in the rarer qualities of our nature—so rare indeed as to be all but incredible to average minds however much cultivated—some conjectures may be ventured.†   (source)
  • His ultimate intention, if he had any, she had not yet divined; and she found herself conjecturing on the matter as a third person might have done.†   (source)
  • It is absolutely unique, and its value can only be conjectured, but the reward offered of £1000 is certainly not within a twentieth part of the market price.†   (source)
  • Many as her conjectures had been, however, she had not thought of Beasley subjecting her to this outrage.†   (source)
  • Only one reason presented itself to Duane's conjecturing, and it was that with him headed straight on that road his pursuers were satisfied not to force the running.†   (source)
  • He had fallen into the way of dwelling on such conjectures as a means of tying his thoughts fast to reality.†   (source)
  • The packet in Mrs. Haffen's hand doubtless contained more letters of the same kind—a dozen, Lily conjectured from its thickness.†   (source)
  • She gazed at the green landscape, now passing in swift review until her swifter thoughts replaced its impression with vague conjectures of what Chicago might be.†   (source)
  • The carpenter called his wife, who conjectured that Sue might have gone to St. Silas' church, as she often went there.†   (source)
  • Dallas conjectured; and moving toward the porte-cochere he put his head into the porter's lodge, and came back to say: "The fifth.†   (source)
  • Well, it is conjectured to be so.†   (source)
  • One fact stood out of all Dale's conjectures, and it was that he had known men, and brave men, to fear cougars.†   (source)
  • She felt herself in the presence of something vile, as yet but dimly conjectured—the kind of vileness of which people whispered, but which she had never thought of as touching her own life.†   (source)
  • She sat down with the jewels upon her; and they again indulged in conjectures as to where Jonathan could possibly be with their baggage.†   (source)
  • ...If he could only get over the sense of her sex, as she seemed to be able to do so easily of his, what a comrade she would make; for their difference of opinion on conjectural subjects only drew them closer together on matters of daily human experience.†   (source)
  • In the words preceding it she had conjectured, at most, an allusion to her supposed influence over George Dorset; nor did the astonishing indelicacy of the reference diminish the likelihood of Rosedale's resorting to it.†   (source)
  • It is conjectured that he may have been hurrying down to catch the last train from Waterloo Station, and that in his haste and the extreme darkness he missed his path and walked over the edge of one of the small landing-places for river steamboats.†   (source)
  • Yet the intrinsic quality of the event moved his touchy sensitiveness less than its conjectured effect upon the minds of others.†   (source)
  • Conjectures were put an end to by his arrival at the village school-house near Shaston on the bright morning of Sunday, between eleven and twelve o'clock, when the parish was as vacant as a desert, most of the inhabitants having gathered inside the church, whence their voices could occasionally be heard in unison.†   (source)
  • There had seemed nothing at all out of keeping with such a conjectured career in the storing up of these showy ornaments for his wife and the wives of her descendants.†   (source)
  • A man who lived in lodgings missed the best part of life—he pictured the flavourless solitude of Trenor's repast, and felt a moment's compassion for the man ...But to return to Lily—and again and again he returned, questioning, conjecturing, leading Gerty on, draining her inmost thoughts of their stored tenderness for her friend.†   (source)
  • The lights were promptly extinguished, and till they fell asleep the girls indulged in conjectures about Sue, and wondered what games she had carried on in London and at Christminster before she came here, some of the more restless ones getting out of bed and looking from the mullioned windows at the vast west front of the cathedral opposite, and the spire rising behind it.†   (source)
  • Both knew that it was in their two minds that they might part the next morning for ever, despite the gloss of assuaging conjectures thrown over their proceeding because they were of the sort to whom any parting which has an air of finality is a torture.†   (source)
  • 'Unhappy in your conjectures, sir,' observed my host; 'we neither of us have the privilege of owning your good fairy; her mate is dead.†   (source)
  • "What do you want, monsieur?" demanded the Musketeer, recoiling a step, and with a foreign accent, which proved to d'Artagnan that he was deceived in one of his conjectures.†   (source)
  • On his retiring to his tent, many who had lingered in the lists, to look upon and form conjectures concerning him, also dispersed.†   (source)
  • I have a lurking suspicion that Leonidas W. Smiley is a myth that my friend never knew such a personage; and that he only conjectured that if I asked old Wheeler about him, it would remind him of his infamous Jim Smiley, and he would go to work and bore me to death with some exasperating reminiscence of him as long and as tedious as it should be useless to me.†   (source)
  • As regarded its origin there were various explanations, all of which must necessarily have been conjectural.†   (source)
  • As he spoke loud enough to be overheard by the other guests who were present, I informed him most civilly that he was mistaken in his conjectures, which were of an offensive nature, and requested him to forbear.†   (source)
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