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I remembered what you had said to me on that wonderful evening when we first dined together, about the search for beauty being the real secret of life.
Oscar Wilde
The Picture of Dorian Gray, CHAPTER 4   Context
Once or twice every month during the winter, and on each Wednesday evening while the season lasted, he would throw open to the world his beautiful house and have the most celebrated musicians of the day to charm his guests with the wonders of their art.
Oscar Wilde
The Picture of Dorian Gray, CHAPTER 11   Context
He had brought back much scientific information from South Africa, and many a charming evening we have spent together discussing the comparative anatomy of the Bushman and the Hottentot.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles   Context
I stayed with him all the evening, and it was on that occasion, to explain the emotion which he had shown, that he confided to my keeping that narrative which I read to you when first I came.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles   Context
The dark panelling glowed like bronze in the golden rays, and it was hard to realize that this was indeed the chamber which had struck such a gloom into our souls upon the evening before.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
All was sweet and mellow and peaceful in the golden evening light, and yet as I looked at them my soul shared none of the peace of Nature but quivered at the vagueness and the terror of that interview which every instant was bringing nearer.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
Lyons to write this letter, imploring the old man to give her an interview on the evening before his departure for London.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
She had learned something of the death of the convict, and she knew that the hound was being kept in the outhouse on the evening that Sir Henry was coming to dinner.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
And now, my dear Watson, we have had some weeks of severe work, and for one evening, I think, we may turn our thoughts into more pleasant channels.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
The painful catastrophe he had just witnessed appeared effectually to have rent away the veil which the intoxication of the evening before had raised between himself and his memory.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast   Context
At length one evening, as the jailer was visiting him for the last time that night, Dantes, with his ear for the hundredth time at the wall, fancied he heard an almost imperceptible movement among the stones.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Now when evening came Dantes put his plate on the ground near the door; the jailer, as he entered, stepped on it and broke it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
All day he toiled on untiringly, and by the evening he had succeeded in extracting ten handfuls of plaster and fragments of stone.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
When he regained his dungeon, he threw himself on his bed, where the turnkey found him in the evening visit, sitting with fixed gaze and contracted features, dumb and motionless as a statue.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
And that very evening the prisoners sketched a plan of education, to be entered upon the following day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
But, towards the evening after the hour for the customary visit had gone by, Faria, not seeing the young man appear, tried to move and get over the distance which separated them.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
Dantes might have waited until the evening visit was over, but he was afraid that the governor would change his mind, and order the dead body to be removed earlier.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If   Context
Dantes had not eaten since the preceding evening, but he had not thought of hunger, nor did he think of it now.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If   Context
Evening came, and Edmond saw the island tinged with the shades of twilight, and then disappear in the darkness from all eyes but his own, for he, with vision accustomed to the gloom of a prison, continued to behold it last of all, for he remained alone upon deck.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
One evening, after a day of accustomed vigil at the angle of two roads leading to Marseilles from the Catalans, she returned to her home more depressed than ever.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 27. The Story   Context
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