This was in truth not living; it was scarcely even existing, and they felt that it was too little for the price they paid.
In truth, it was almost maddening for a strong man like him, a fighter, to have to lie there helpless on his back.
And then suddenly, as in an explosion, the horrible truth burst over him, and he reeled and staggered back with a scream.
Lloyd told all the truth about the Standard Oil Company in his Wealth versus Commonwealth; and the book was allowed to die, and you hardly ever hear of it.
Some of the young men you would take to be Americans, of the type of clerks, but for the fact that they wear their hats in the room.
As a matter of fact there was just a little uncertainty as to whether there was a single house left; for the agent had taken so many people to see them, and for all he knew the company might have parted with the last.
Jurgis had once been among those who scoffed at the idea of these huge concerns cheating; and so now he could appreciate the bitter irony of the fact that it was precisely their size which enabled them to do it with impunity.
When, for instance, a man had fallen into one of the rendering tanks and had been made into pure leaf lard and peerless fertilizer, there was no use letting the fact out and making his family unhappy.
That others were at work he knew by the sound, and by the fact that he sometimes collided with them; otherwise they might as well not have been there, for in the blinding dust storm a man could not see six feet in front of his face.
It would have been quite intolerable, staying in a cell with this wild beast, but for the fact that all day long the prisoners were put at work breaking stone.
The aldermen declared that they had had no idea of it all, in spite of the fact that the main entrance to the work had been in the rear of the saloon of one of them.
The inevitability of the revolution depended upon this fact, that they had no choice but to unite or be exterminated; this fact, grim and inexorable, depended upon no human will, it was the law of the economic process, of which the editor showed the details with the most marvelous precision.
It was because of it that Columbia was the gem of the ocean; and all her future triumphs, her power and good repute among the nations, depended upon the zeal and fidelity with which each citizen held up the hands of those who were toiling to maintain it.
When I said that you stimulated me I meant, to be frank, that in noting your fallacies I was occasionally guided towards the truth.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes Context
But we hold several threads in our hands, and the odds are that one or other of them guides us to the truth.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads Context
But to tell the truth, sir, we were both very much attached to Sir Charles, and his death gave us a shock and made these surroundings very painful to us.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall Context
That is the whole truth, as I am an honest Christian woman and you will see that if there is blame in the matter it does not lie with my husband but with me, for whose sake he has done all that he has.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. Context
In truth, it was partly for your own sake that I did it, and it was my appreciation of the danger which you ran which led me to come down and examine the matter for myself.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 12. Death on the Moor Context
The story of the Stapletons could no longer be withheld from him, but he took the blow bravely when he learned the truth about the woman whom he had loved.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles Context
The fact is that our friend, the baronet, begins to display a considerable interest in our fair neighbour.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson Context