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She paused, with a look of expectation, as if she waited for my consenting answer.

And now, my dear, let me ask you, Have I come up to your expectation?

Mr. Bright, contrary to all expectation, became President of the Board of Trade.

Every eye, in short, is upon you with the expectation of an example.

She lived by habit, by the punctual fulfillment of her expectation.

As much money as they would pay me was the limit of my expectation.

For every expectation that he fulfilled there was another that he destroyed.

Was it possible that she herself was there, in the expectation of bringing about a prodigy?

He seemed, indeed, to have been impressed with an expectation that he should fall in the battle.

The expectation of acquiring a competent fortune did not last long.

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