If it please you, lady, my master bids me say he desires your presence.
"His countenance and his voice troubled me, like the presence of evil," answered Philothea.
Philothea has glided from the apartment, as if afraid to remain in my presence.
But for the stranger's presence it would have been attended to two hours earlier.
As a foil to his austerity, therefore, she would be audaciously gay in his presence.
He no longer felt the presence of anything overt between them.
"It'll be the makings of the boy," he said to Mrs. Bines in her son's presence.
Not that in his presence she became vain or petty or jealous; that would have been impossible.
The oath taken in the presence of the people becomes a mutual covenant.
One cannot stand in this presence and be unmindful of the tremendous responsibility.