I thought that the death of an old schoolfellow , and one with whom he had lived a good deal in London , would have affected my fellow - traveller much ...
To be charged with polluting the pastoral office with scandal and falsehood , was a violation of character still more atrocious , as it affected not only ...
I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenly , affecting not to mind bim . But the dog was so very comical , that I was obliged to lay down my knife and fork ...
... -a good deal of severity and reproof , as if it were owing to my own fault , or that I was , perhaps , affecting it from a desire of distinction .
... was afraid might prevent me from meeting him ; and that my wife had been affected with complaints which threatened a consumption , but was now better .
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