It was as if some will independent of my own had dictated the words.
So Betty dictated and he wrote: yes, it had come to this—she dictated and he wrote, and signed too.
Sure I am that your conduct is not dictated by a regard for my ease or my welfare.
I feared that you might misunderstand the motives which have dictated my conduct.
Old Mme. Rougon must have dictated it; he ...