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  • "Decidedly," he thought to himself, "I am not fitted for this society," and so, somewhat out of conceit with his surroundings, and the Duchess having withdrawn, he bade good-night to the company without waiting for

    Calvert of Strathore

  • "Decidedly," thought I, "I must give this poor woman the benefit of my conversation."

    The International Monthly Magazine - Volume V - No II

  • "Decidedly," said the Marquis, sniffing, "they give my prisoners much better coffee than they deign to afford me, I shall make bold to ask you for a cup of it, while we converse sensibly."

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • "Decidedly," spoke de Puysange, and turned toward her with a slight grimace, "I am no longer fit to play the lover; yet a little while, madame, and you must stir my gruel-posset, and arrange the pillows more comfortably about the octogenarian."

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • "Decidedly," said he, "your lordship is past master in the art of wooing; no university in the world would refuse you a degree."

    The Line of Love Dizain des Mariages

  • "Decidedly," said he, "this is pleasanter than sitting twelve hours a day, perched on a stool, working the manipulator!"

    Michael Strogoff : or the Courier of the Czar

  • "Decidedly," said Wilton Barnstable, laying down the magazine, and looking at Cleggett kindly and serenely, "I shall see to it that your name is mentioned in connection with the Case of Logan Black."

    The Cruise of the Jasper B.

  • "Decidedly," said I, "I should be a fool to take offence at any want of confidence."

    The Island of Doctor Moreau

  • "Decidedly," Granet said to himself triumphantly as he turned towards the door, "this is my day!"

    Kingdom of the Blind

  • "Decidedly," thought I, "my wits are to seek to-night;" and with the same, a sudden suspicion made me turn to my conductor, who had advanced to the left-hand door, and was waiting for me, with a hand on the knob.

    I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales

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