On the first day when his father formally gave him the hint that he was to place his affections at Miss Swartz's feet, George temporised with the old gentleman.
The day after George had his hint from his father, and a short time before the hour of dinner, he was lolling upon a sofa in the drawing-room in a very becoming and perfectly natural attitude of melancholy.
"Quit Kellynch Hall." The hint
was immediately taken up by Mr Shepherd, whose interest was involved in the reality of Sir Walter's retrenching, and who was perfectly persuaded that nothing would be done without a change of abode.
Julia might be justified in so doing by the hints
And yet sometimes one gets a hint
of what the last scene may be like in the life of a ship and her crew, which resembles a drama in its struggle against a great force bearing it up, formless, ungraspable, chaotic and mysterious, as fate.
He remained at Hartfield after all the rest, his thoughts full of what he had seen; so full, that when the candles came to assist his observations, he mustyes, he certainly must, as a friend an anxious friendgive Emma some hint
, ask her some question.
Ralph gave me a hint
about the net scheme but he never even mentioned anything else."
a wish, sir!' returned the debtor, proud and mean by turns, and selfish at all times.
The Tsarevich hinted
at treachery and demanded a general engagement.
IN THIS BOOK THE READER MAY PICK UP SOME HINTS
CONCERNING THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN.
In short, he plainly hinted
that we could not possibly do better than try pot-luck at the Try Pots.
I wish you could get Reginald home again on any plausible pretence; he is not at all disposed to leave us, and I have given him as many hints
of my father's precarious state of health as common decency will allow me to do in my own house.