And she would be won upon and softened by the words; when in reality they were only the outcry of the famished heart which needed some reassurance that its sacrifices had not been all in vain.
When the soldier did tell her this, Jessie smiled back her reassurance. "
Her tone was the tone of one seeking reassurance.
Maggie obeyed with her usual breezy readiness, turning to nod reassurance to Etta, who, truth to tell, had pulled up the rime-covered windows, shutting out the whole scene.
He did not want analysis; he wanted reassurance.
I was to be sure to have his things packed...but of course it's a misunderstanding..." She gave an uncertain laugh, and looked up at Ralph as though entreating him to return the reassurance she had given him.
Her aunt motioned a reassurance. "
She shook her head resolutely, and was not seen in her chair on deck again until the captain not only reassured her, but guaranteed his reassurance.
They had the nervous jumps at every little noise or unexpected movement; and even the natural explanation of these phenomena gave them very little reassurance.
She lifted her hand from his shoulder and then set it back more firmly, so that he should feel the reassurance of its pressure.
She had half expected a boyish letter of apology, some friendly reassurance, some word at least of his return to Rodding Abbey.
Madame Delphine looked up into the speaker's strangely kind and patient eyes, and drew sweet reassurance from them.
Nor does the self, when, warm with life, inspired with vital passion, and energising for its own fulfilment, it stands horrified before the gulf of death, fearing no conceivable torment, but only the cessation of its power and identity--at such a moment that inward and isolated self can derive no reassurance from the dim possibility of some future nucleus, under cover of which it may pass into the felicity of the universal infinite, stripped of its memory, its present personality, and its flesh.
I saw the tragi-comic parade go by, as I leaned against a supporting tree: the advance guard of clamorous urchins, the rail-bearers, the white-faced figure of Plooie, jolted aloft, bleeding but calm, self-forgetful, and still calling out reassurances to his wife; the jostling rabble, and upon the edge of it a frantic woman, clawing, sobbing, imploring.
Its dismantled condition brought to her a half-scared but wholly happy reassurance that Anthony March was really here.
she begged reassurance.
She was a little alarmed by his white face and sunken eyes; but she accepted his reassurances without question--she would have disbelieved anything which did not fit in with her plans.