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But the Christmas vacation was very far away: but one time it would come because the earth moved round always.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 1   Context
It was his first Christmas dinner and he thought of his little brothers and sisters who were waiting in the nursery, as he had often waited, till the pudding came.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 1   Context
He went once or twice with his mother to visit their relatives: and though they passed a jovial array of shops lit up and adorned for Christmas his mood of embittered silence did not leave him.
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Chapter 2   Context
He lived his spiritual life without any communion with others, visiting his relatives at Christmas and escorting them to the cemetery when they died.
James Joyce
Dubliners, A PAINFUL CASE   Context
I had called upon my friend Sherlock Holmes upon the second morning after Christmas, with the intention of wishing him the compliments of the season.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE   Context
The roughs had also fled at the appearance of Peterson, so that he was left in possession of the field of battle, and also of the spoils of victory in the shape of this battered hat and a most unimpeachable Christmas goose.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE   Context
Its finder has carried it off, therefore, to fulfil the ultimate destiny of a goose, while I continue to retain the hat of the unknown gentleman who lost his Christmas dinner.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE   Context
This year our good host, Windigate by name, instituted a goose club, by which, on consideration of some few pence every week, we were each to receive a bird at Christmas.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE   Context
The coming of Christmas, that first year of our residence in Alabama, gave us an opportunity to get a farther insight into the real life of the people.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter IX.   Context
Persons who at other times did not use strong drink thought it quite the proper thing to indulge in it rather freely during the Christmas week.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter IX.   Context
During this first Christmas vacation I went some distance from the town to visit the people on one of the large plantations.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter IX.   Context
In the school we made a special effort to teach our students the meaning of Christmas, and to give them lessons in its proper observance.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter IX.   Context
At the present time one of the most satisfactory features of the Christmas and Thanksgiving season at Tuskegee is the unselfish and beautiful way in which our graduates and students spend their time in administering to the comfort and happiness of others, especially the unfortunate.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter IX.   Context
When Christmas came we were surprised and delighted to receive her photograph with her autograph on it.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter XVI.   Context
I am far from being sure that I might not have astonished our small congregation by resorting to this extreme measure, but for its being Christmas Day and no Sunday.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter IV   Context
He held the respectable office of general spy and informer in the establishment, for which volunteer service he received a present at Christmas, over and above his weekly wage.
Charles Dickens
Hard Times, BOOK 2: CHAPTER I   Context
But of course they will get you into parliament at the election before Christmas, and these sudden shiftings and changes are no bad preparation for political life.
Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist, CHAPTER XXXVI   Context
Before Christmas of 1914 both their German young men were dead: whereupon the sisters wept, and loved the young men passionately, but underneath forgot them.
D H Lawrence
Lady Chatterley's Lover, Chapter 1   Context
And even on the Christmas roses the smuts settled persistently, incredible, like black manna from the skies of doom.
D H Lawrence
Lady Chatterley's Lover, Chapter 2   Context
She kissed me gently: I was all flour making the Christmas cake, and it would not have done to give me a hug; and then she looked round for Heathcliff.
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights, CHAPTER VII   Context
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