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  • Plus, after my screwdriver misadventure, I didn't have the stomach for illicit activities, even assignations, no matter how much I lusted for Larry.†   (source)
  • In his thesis, he'd marshal a host of epidemiological data to show that AIDS had almost certainly come from North America to Haiti, and might well have been carried there by American and Canadian and Haitian American sex tourists, who could buy assignations for pittances in a Port-au-Prince slum called Carrefour.†   (source)
  • John stayed by my side most of the night, and I know even he is not rogue enough to attempt such a tryst at his own party, so I'm greatly relieved to know he had no part in this, or any other such assignation.†   (source)
  • Most believed it had been forgotten after a romantic assignation in Trincomalee with a man who may or may not have been in the Cabinet.†   (source)
  • Perhaps because my coming assignation with the divine Lapidus had caused me to oscillate between rapture and apprehension, I tried to quell both emotions by drinking several cans of beer—thus violating my self-imposed rule about alcohol during daylight or working hours.†   (source)
  • At the sound of his approach, she turned and let her dress slip to the floor with a delicate whoosh.... An Afternoon Assignation   (source)
  • The assignation couples made noise at night, when this was no place for me.†   (source)
  • Straight as a dart they have come to the place of assignation—perhaps a chair on a balcony, perhaps a shop at a street corner.†   (source)
  • They thought it was fun that we lived in a house of assignation and they waited on us, did laundry and pressed pants, fetched coffee and fruit, because we were the only guests.†   (source)
  • Lancelot had noticed a ladder in the garden, which was long enough for his purpose—and, although they had made no assignation, the Queen was waiting.†   (source)
  • The place is a kind of house of assignation for architects and, of course, you'd sell anything there is to you for a building—oh, I know, for your kind of building, but still you'd sell the soul you haven't got, so can't you stand a few hours of boredom for the sake of future possibilities?†   (source)
  • Yet how could he think her capable of deliberately wishing to renew their assignations now?†   (source)
  • He took out an assignation ruble note and gave it to Karataev.†   (source)
  • World War I, caused by the assignation of the Arch-Duck by a surf, ushered in a new error in human history.†   (source)
  • The new address was a cellar dive, whose proprietor said that he had never heard of Duane; but after he had put Jurgis through a catechism he showed him a back stairs which led to a "fence" in the rear of a pawnbroker's shop, and thence to a number of assignation rooms, in one of which Duane was hiding.†   (source)
  • Being far away from it she nevertheless irrevocably participated in it now, and shopping with Nicole she was much more conscious of the assignation than Nicole herself.†   (source)
  • For a moment, then, the awkwardness of her position struck Marguerite; alone at this hour, in a place where she was well known, and having made an assignation with a young cavalier equally well known, and who arrived in disguise!†   (source)
  • 'So, whether I am waiting for a hostile message, or an assignation, or a penitent remonstrance, or an impromptu wrestle with my friend Bounderby in the Lancashire manner — which would seem as likely as anything else in the present state of affairs — I'll dine,' said Mr. James Harthouse.†   (source)
  • The high wall being that of a barrack, and marriage being looked upon with disfavour in the army, assignations and communications had probably been made across the river before to-night.†   (source)
  • Evremonde has an assignation elsewhere.†   (source)
  • That watch has regulated imperial interests in its time—the stately ceremonial, the courtly assignation, pompous travels, and lordly sleeps.†   (source)
  • Confess honestly; don't you consider this contrived interview as little better than a downright assignation?†   (source)
  • To say the truth, the lady had made him an assignation at this very place, and promised to stay at Worcester till his division came thither; with what view, and for what purpose, must be left to the reader's divination; for, though we are obliged to relate facts, we are not obliged to do a violence to our nature by any comments to the disadvantage of the loveliest part of the creation.†   (source)
  • She was beginning to comment on the story, but Jones interrupted her; for, as the hour of assignation now drew nigh, he began to stipulate for a second interview with the lady that evening, which he promised should be the last at her house; swearing, at the same time, that she was one of great distinction, and that nothing but what was intirely innocent was to pass between them; and I do firmly believe he intended to keep his word.†   (source)
  • In the situation that he and his mistress were in at this time, there were scarce any grounds for him to hope that he should hear any good news; yet he was as impatient to see Mrs Honour as if he had expected she would bring him a letter with an assignation in it from Sophia, and bore the disappointment as ill.†   (source)
  • Mrs Honour was likewise despatched with Mrs Etoff on the same errand of pleasure; and thus her own house was left free for the safe reception of Mr Jones, with whom she promised herself two or three hours of uninterrupted conversation after her return from the place where she dined, which was at a friend's house in a pretty distant part of the town, near her old place of assignation, where she had engaged herself before she was well apprized of the revolution that had happened in the mind and morals of her late confidante.†   (source)
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