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To prompt them must be enough for her; and it was sometimes more than enough; for she could not always pay attention to the book.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER XVIII   Context
The first use she made of her solitude was to take up the volume which had been left on the table, and begin to acquaint herself with the play of which she had heard so much.
Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, CHAPTER XIV   Context
Then might she again take up the book of books with as much enjoyment as in her early youth, but now she liked it not.
Jane Austen
Persuasion, Chapter 1   Context
She had had a disappointment, moreover, which that book, and especially the history of her own family, must ever present the remembrance of.
Jane Austen
Persuasion, Chapter 1   Context
With a book he was regardless of time; and on the present occasion he had a good deal of curiosity as to the event of an evening which had raised such splendid expectations.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 3   Context
She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest for some amusement; when hearing her brother mentioning a ball to Miss Bennet, she turned suddenly towards him and said:.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 11   Context
He was as much awake to the novelty of attention in that quarter as Elizabeth herself could be, and unconsciously closed his book.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 11   Context
Collins readily assented, and a book was produced; but, on beholding it (for everything announced it to be from a circulating library), he started back, and begging pardon, protested that he never read novels.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 14   Context
Collins, being in fact much better fitted for a walker than a reader, was extremely pleased to close his large book, and go.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 15   Context
Bennet raised his eyes from his book as she entered, and fixed them on her face with a calm unconcern which was not in the least altered by her communication.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 20   Context
Lydia gaped as he opened the volume, and before he had, with very monotonous solemnity, read three pages, she interrupted him with:.
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 14   Context
Elinor, however little concerned in it, joined in their discourse; and Marianne, who had the knack of finding her way in every house to the library, however it might be avoided by the family in general, soon procured herself a book.
Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility, CHAPTER 42   Context
It was an illuminated book, with beautiful Gothic characters, and so weighty with gold, that a servant always carried it before the cardinal on days of great solemnity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
He pointed out to him the bearings of the coast, explained to him the variations of the compass, and taught him to read in that vast book opened over our heads which they call heaven, and where God writes in azure with letters of diamonds.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
He has even a name taken from the book, since he calls himself Sinbad the Sailor, and has a cave filled with gold.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
Scarcely was the count alone, when he drew from his pocket a book closed with a lock, and opened it with a key which he wore round his neck, and which never left him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 42. Monsieur Bertuccio   Context
He shut himself in his room, and tried to read, but his eye glanced over the page without understanding a word, and he threw away the book, and for the second time sat down to sketch his plan, the ladders and the fence.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 73. The Promise   Context
Franz anticipated his wishes by saying that the noise fatigued him, and that he should pass the next day in writing and looking over his journal.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
I am going to Beauchamp, in whose journal this paragraph appears, and I shall insist on his retracting the assertion before two witnesses.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina   Context
There is a proposition almost like it in the AUGUSTINUS of the heresiarch Jansenius, whose book will sooner or later be burned by the hands of the executioner.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS   Context
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