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1  He had done what seemed to him best.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
2  The old system was the best: plain honest education.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In GRACE
3  I liked the last best because its leaves were yellow.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In ARABY
4  To be sure," said Aunt Kate, "by far the best thing to do.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
5  "I hope it's not too late in the day to offer my best wishes," said Ignatius Gallaher.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A LITTLE CLOUD
6  They were always falling out now but when they were boys together they used to be the best of friends: but such was life.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In CLAY
7  Then she took off her working skirt and her house-boots and laid her best skirt out on the bed and her tiny dress-boots beside the foot of the bed.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In CLAY
8  Freddy Malins explained to him, as best he could, that the monks were trying to make up for the sins committed by all the sinners in the outside world.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
9  Though their life was modest, they believed in eating well; the best of everything: diamond-bone sirloins, three-shilling tea and the best bottled stout.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
10  As the old man said nothing further, the boy took the bottle and said: "Here's my best respects, sir," to Mr. Henchy, drank the contents, put the bottle back on the table and wiped his mouth with his sleeve.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In IVY DAY IN THE COMMITTEE ROOM
11  Mary Jane waited on her pupils and saw that they got the best slices and Aunt Kate and Aunt Julia opened and carried across from the piano bottles of stout and ale for the gentlemen and bottles of minerals for the ladies.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD