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He said, coolly, that he would relieve me of the duty, but I declined his obliging offer.

But Mr. Gladstone, while acknowledging the compliment, declined because of his age.

Mr. Gladstone was invited to the vacant place, but declined.

"Come, George, fill up your glass," said Ashton repeatedly; but George declined.

Handel declined the invitation, but resolved to go to Italy as soon as he could do so "on his own bottom."

But the Sikhs maintained a remorseful silence and declined it.

Canrobert declined the proposed mission on the plea of ill-health.

John politely asked Mrs. Bothwell to join them, but she declined.

In steady progression, as the day declined, the talk rose in sound and purpose.

But to-day real agnosticism has declined along with real theology.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.