your ladyship I am not actuated by any motives of that sort," says Mr.
you, you are under a delusion," said the prince, calmly and politely.
A most extraordinary person, our visitor, I can assure you.
Make up your mind to give us a fortnight of your time, and I can assure you that we will do our best to make yours a pleasant stay.
And it is not merely the house the grounds, I assure
you, as far as I could observe, are strikingly like.
The rest, Princess, you know; and it only remains for me to thank you for the kindness you have shown me, and to assure
you of my gratitude.
You will find his consequence very just and reasonable when you see him in his family, I assure
From the pretense of illness, from his daughter's distress, and by the embarrassed faces of Sonya and Marya Dmitrievna, the count saw clearly that something had gone wrong during his absence, but it was so terrible for him to think that anything disgraceful had happened to his beloved daughter, and he so prized his own cheerful tranquillity, that he avoided inquiries and tried to assure
himself that nothing particularly had happened; and he was only dissatisfied that her indisposition delayed their return to the country.
Left alone and away from the eyes of her captors for the first time since the previous night, the girl immediately took advantage of the opportunity to assure
herself that the papers she had taken from the body of Hauptmann Fritz Schneider were still safely sewn inside one of her undergarments.
Baron Rivar, who introduced us, explained the nature of our errand in Venice, and took pains to assure
her that it was a purely formal duty on which we were engaged.
No, no,' says she, 'I will do him no injury, I assure
you, but you may let me satisfy my curiosity a little, for if it is he, I warrant you I find it out.
She stepped at once into the politest and best circles, and I stepped into a fortune which I assure
you was very necessary to my comfort--quite indispensable.