Are you aware
, my lord, that mendacity is an organized body, a kind of association of those who have nothing against those who have everything; an association in which every one takes his share; one that elects a leader?
Crawford's business had been to declare himself the lover of Fanny, make decided proposals for her, and entreat the sanction of the uncle, who seemed to stand in the place of her parents; and he had done it all so well, so openly, so liberally, so properly, that Sir Thomas, feeling, moreover, his own replies, and his own remarks to have been very much to the purpose, was exceedingly happy to give the particulars of their conversation; and little aware
of what was passing in his niece's mind, conceived that by such details he must be gratifying her far more than himself.
Are you aware
, monsieur," said Buckingham, trembling with mingled feelings of anger and uneasiness, "are you aware
that you are holding language towards me which requires to be checked?
The state of "holding on" was thus the state to which he was momentarily reduced; if there had been anything, in the great vacancy, to seize, he would presently have been aware
of having clutched it as he might under a shock at home have clutched the nearest chair-back.
The general and his wife were aware
of this agreement, and, therefore, when Totski suggested himself for one of the sisters, the parents made no doubt that one of the two elder girls would probably accept the offer, since Totski would certainly make no difficulty as to dowry.
You were not aware
of any hurrying feet on the stair as you entered the outer door?
A heavy hand fell upon the shoulder of the escaping Mugambi before he was aware
that he was being pursued, and as he turned to do battle with his assailant giant fingers closed about his wrists and he was hurled to earth with a giant astride him before he could strike a blow in his own defence.
From the first he was aware
of a certain difference in himself and his ways.
When he became aware
that his arm was broken, this man, so harsh to others, fell swooning on the threshold, where he remained motionless and cold, as if dead.
Before we were aware
, we were out of it and in a quiet eddy.
He managed to watch her leaving that afternoon, and he was aware
for the first time that she was well-formed, and that her manner of dress was satisfying.
This question it never entered his mind to ask himself; yet he was fully aware
of how exclusively favoured he was.