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"I am sure I am much obliged to you for your good opinion," returns the stationer with his cough of modesty, "but--"
Snagsby blows his nose and coughs his cough of sympathy, a step is heard without.
Seated at the same table, though with his chair modestly and uncomfortably drawn a little way from it, sits a bald, mild, shining man who coughs respectfully behind his hand when the lawyer bids him fill his glass.
Now the woman coughs, and lies still in the snow until the fit has passed, when she crawls on again.
." she coughed violently, "oh, cursed life," she cried, clearing her throat and pressing her hands to her breast, "when I .
He watched Eva feverishly day by day, as might be told by the frequency with which he repeated over that "the child was quite well"--that there wasn't anything in that cough,--it was only some little stomach affection, such as children often had.
I am a poor soul, I am indeed, and troubled with a grievous cough.'
You have just taken in a lodger I have been speaking to; an infirm woman with a cough.'
At this second interchange of the Christian name, Madame Defarge, still using her toothpick with profound composure, coughed another grain of cough, and raised her eyebrows by the breadth of another line.
The symptoms of Natasha's illness were that she ate little, slept little, coughed, and was always low-spirited.
The friend put his hand up to his mouth and coughed again.
Bumble coughed--louder this time than he had coughed yet.