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She seemed to work to grow close to her son in the few days he spent at home, talking to him about some of the more pleasant moments of his childhood and then trying to talk to him about those things in which he alone was interested.
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She and seemed
She seemed to have come such a long distance -- too far for her destination which had wilfully been swallowed up in the greedy gloom of the trees.
She enjoyed great parties when she would sit up talking and dancing and drinking all night, but it always seemed to her that being alone, especially alone in her house, was the realest part of life.
She arrived late and as she entered the party, noted that gentlemen seemed to be in the majority ; ;
She ascribed her delight with both experiences to the effect they seemed to have of temporarily removing from her the controls which she felt so compulsively necessary to maintain even when it might seem appropriate to relax these controls.
She seemed so anxious to go on the stage that some of her friends in the cocktail circuit set up a practical joke.
She whirled and faced him, roaring terribly, and Ulyate, watching through the leaves, could not understand why she did not charge and obliterate him, because he wouldn't have much of a chance of getting away, in that thick growth, but she seemed just a trace uncertain ; ;
She seemed especially kind compared to fellow judge Simon Cowell, who was often blunt in his appraisals of the contestants ' performances.
She relied instead on a variety of lighting effects to reinforce mood ; actors seemed to come out of darkness and return to darkness.
She emphasised that although Mongkut had been a forward-looking ruler, he had desired to preserve customs such as prostration and sexual slavery which seemed unenlightened and degrading.
She seemed unfazed and gradually won some respect, although she was unable to restore the government's standing.
She was a sister of Turnus and supported him against Aeneas by giving him his sword after he dropped it in battle, as well as taking him away from the battle when it seemed he would get killed.
She told him that his father was Elatha, one of the Kings of the Fomorians ; that he had come to her one time over a level sea in a great vessel that seemed to be of silver ; that he himself had the appearance of a young man with yellow hair, his clothes decked with gold and five rings of gold around his neck.
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She and work
She was told by the manservant who opened the door that his lordship was engaged on work from which he had left strict orders he was not to be disturbed.
She spoke also with deep thankfulness of the many individuals and agencies whose interest and efforts through the years had made the work so fruitful in results.
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She has been repaying the debt from her housekeeping budget, and also from some work she got copying papers by hand, which she did secretly in her room, and took pride in her ability to earn money " as if she were a man.
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