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But the same boat carried Walter Fetherston, who took infinite care not to obtrude himself upon their attention.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
At last, she asked Mr. Balfour if she could have the liberty to obtrude a matter of business upon him.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Having fixed his residence near her for some lengthy time he felt in no hurry to obtrude his presence just now, and went indoors.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
Her own were very neat and small, and she knew that they must obtrude themselves on the eye while she lay prone.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
I came to wait upon my Father—to humble myself at his feet—not to obtrude myself upon my Mother!
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
The true artist never seeks to obtrude, or to make his own personality the first thing.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
Rendel, with his usual understanding and wisdom, did not obtrude himself on her during those days.
THE ARBITERLADY F. E. E. BELL
You are vigilant and self-reliant; and, pleased with this, I wish not to obtrude any constraints nor restraints upon you.
It might be convenient, under such circumstances, that he should not obtrude his birth—perhaps, that it should be concealed.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
No petty cares and griefs must obtrude themselves in such majestic associations.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI

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