serious matter

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  • It would be a more serious matter for me than for my charge. Cited from Raffles, Further Adventures, by E.W. Hornung
  • It is to us a more serious matter than you seem to think. Cited from The Elect Lady, by George MacDonald
  • Marriage is a far more serious matter than you seem to think it. Cited from Married Life, by T.S. Arthur
  • Leaving our village is no very serious matter when we are children. Cited from Bramble-Bees and Others, by J. Henri Fabre
  • So you see it is not a very serious matter, is it? Cited from The Chink in the Armour, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • But it is never about a really serious matter that you hear them talking! Cited from A Minstrel In France, by Harry Lauder
  • He was thinking of what seemed to him a very serious matter. Cited from Mingo, by Joel Chandler Harris
  • She told him it was a serious matter, the way his child was going on. Cited from The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth, by H.G. Wells
  • But now we must be making ready for the serious matters of the evening. Cited from The Way of a Man, by Emerson Hough
  • The fact that she had no children became a serious matter. Cited from Famous Affinities of History (All), Lyndon Orr
  • What do young people know of such serious matters any way? Cited from The Northern Light, by E. Werner
  • I had no idea of making it such a serious matter. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • And he seems to think life is a very serious matter. Cited from Seven O'Clock Stories, by Robert Gordon Anderson
  • I have a serious matter to talk over with you alone. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 18 New Series, No. 447, Jul 24, 1852
  • It was a very serious matter, for I had never written a book before. Cited from James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography
  • So it is all along the line, in serious matters and things less serious. Cited from President Wilson's Addresses, by Woodrow Wilson
  • But under the circumstances the choice of a tree was a serious matter. Cited from English Prose, Ed. by Frederick William Roe and George Roy Elliott
  • This was a serious matter, as will be seen before long. Cited from Tracks of a Rolling Stone by Henry J. Coke
  • Getting through the part of the town between us and the river is a more serious matter. Cited from Won by the Sword, by G.A. Henty
  • Another, and what might have proved a far more serious matter, occurred. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
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