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He looked anxiously to Athelstane, who had learned the accomplishments of the age, as if desiring that he should make some personal effort to recover the victory which was passing into the hands of the Templar and his associates.
Walter Scott
Ivanhoe, CHAPTER VIII   Context
In fact, although the general tournament, in which all knights fought at once, was more dangerous than single encounters, they were, nevertheless, more frequented and practised by the chivalry of the age.
Walter Scott
Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XII   Context
The tapestry hung down from the walls in many places, and in others was tarnished and faded under the effects of the sun, or tattered and decayed by age.
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Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XXIII   Context
The assembled clergy admitted the validity of the plea, and the notoriety of the circumstances upon which it was founded; giving thus an indubitable and most remarkable testimony to the existence of that disgraceful license by which that age was stained.
Walter Scott
Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XXIII   Context
The hag raised her head as Rebecca entered, and scowled at the fair Jewess with the malignant envy with which old age and ugliness, when united with evil conditions, are apt to look upon youth and beauty.
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Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XXIV   Context
The beautiful Rebecca had been heedfully brought up in all the knowledge proper to her nation, which her apt and powerful mind had retained, arranged, and enlarged, in the course of a progress beyond her years, her sex, and even the age in which she lived.
Walter Scott
Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XXVIII   Context
The Grand Master was a man advanced in age, as was testified by his long grey beard, and the shaggy grey eyebrows overhanging eyes, of which, however, years had been unable to quench the fire.
Walter Scott
Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XXXV   Context
The outer walls have probably been added by the Normans, but the inner keep bears token of very great antiquity.
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Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XLI   Context
A barrow, in the vicinity of the castle, is pointed out as the tomb of the memorable Hengist; and various monuments, of great antiquity and curiosity, are shown in the neighbouring churchyard.
Walter Scott
Ivanhoe, CHAPTER XLI   Context
At your age we have faith in life; it is the privilege of youth to believe and hope, but old men see death more clearly.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 19. The Third Attack   Context
Time passed on, and the two young people had agreed to be married when Vampa should be twenty and Teresa nineteen years of age.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
Andrea was short and fat; his visage, marked with brutal cruelty, did not indicate age; he might be thirty.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 35. La Mazzolata   Context
What though she has lost her own mother at a tender age, she has had the happiness to find a second mother in Madame de Villefort.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe   Context
The white hair was thrown back from her yellow forehead, and her eyes, already sunken by the furrows of age, now almost disappeared beneath the eyelids swollen with grief.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
He had himself a daughter about her age, but whose life was one continued source of anxiety and fear to him from her mother having been consumptive.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
But she has not died of old age, but of grief; it appears that since the death of the marquis, which affected her very deeply, she has not completely recovered her reason.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault   Context
He caused me to be instructed, gave me masters, and when I was thirteen years of age he sold me to the Sultan Mahmood.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
These two men, thus opposed in age and interests, resembled two parts of a triangle, presenting the extremes of separation, yet nevertheless possessing their point of union.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 79. The Lemonade   Context
Then he went to bed and almost immediately fell into that deep sleep which is sure to visit men of twenty years of age, even when they are torn with remorse.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern   Context
Never sell it; allow it to die tranquilly and honorably of old age, and if you make a campaign with it, take as much care of it as you would of an old servant.
Alexandre Dumas
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