This was to throw a sort of defiance to the fear; and certainly as often as I did so it abated.
This so diminished her feeling of triumph, that for a week or so her love for Florent abated.
They can be abated; but again and again they will break out.
It will be time enough when all this tumult about the heirship has abated.
Her nervousness had evidently not yet abated, for ...