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Never do I permit myself to step outside the civil law, great though has been the harm which that rule has wrought me in my career.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 1: CHAPTER II   Context
Sheer nervousness will prevent you from uttering a word in his presence, so great are the pride and superiority depicted on his countenance.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 1: CHAPTER III   Context
Throughout, Chichikov had been gazing at the young unknown with great attention, and had even made one or two attempts to enter into conversation with her: but without success.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 1: CHAPTER V   Context
Properly to explain this phenomenon I should need to say a great deal about the ladies themselves, and to describe in the most vivid of colours their social intercourse and spiritual qualities.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 1: CHAPTER VIII   Context
Also, in addition to the great divergency of views expressed thereat, there was visible in all the speakers an invincible tendency to indecision which led them at one moment to make assertions, and at the next to contradict the same.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 1: CHAPTER X   Context
As a matter of fact, he was capable both of the one and the other, and would have been glad to assist his old teacher had no great sum been required, or had he not been called upon to touch the fund which he had decided should remain intact.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 1: CHAPTER XI   Context
Tientietnikov in no way regretted this, for he could now devote himself wholly to the projection of a great work on Russia.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 2: CHAPTER I   Context
Wisdom only can direct the management of a great estate, that can derive a sound income from the same, that can acquire wealth of a real, not a fictitious, order while also fulfilling the duties of a citizen and thereby earning the respect of the Russian public.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 2: CHAPTER III   Context
To him I went and said that I had a friend (though I did not actually mention your name) who was in great trouble of soul.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 2: CHAPTER IV   Context
Nevertheless he enjoyed great popularity, for he was loyal to the point that, once his word had been given, nothing would ever make him break it.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 2: CHAPTER IV   Context
I feel sure that if Sir Charles could have spoken with me before his death he would have warned me against bringing this, the last of the old race, and the heir to great wealth, to that deadly place.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
Then he dashed in wild pursuit amid the stream of the traffic, but the start was too great, and already the cab was out of sight.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville   Context
I have ample evidence that you are being dogged in London, and amid the millions of this great city it is difficult to discover who these people are or what their object can be.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads   Context
It is asking much of a wealthy man to come down and bury himself in a place of this kind, but I need not tell you that it means a very great deal to the countryside.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
To my dismay the creature flew straight for the great mire, and my acquaintance never paused for an instant, bounding from tuft to tuft behind it, his green net waving in the air.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
Life has become like that great Grimpen Mire, with little green patches everywhere into which one may sink and with no guide to point the track.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
In the middle of it rose two great stones, worn and sharpened at the upper end until they looked like the huge corroding fangs of some monstrous beast.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson   Context
He has been excavating a barrow at Long Down and has got a prehistoric skull which fills him with great joy.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson   Context
The baronet has been in communication with the architect who prepared the plans for Sir Charles, and with a contractor from London, so that we may expect great changes to begin here soon.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr.   Context
We rushed over the brow of the hill, and there was our man running with great speed down the other side, springing over the stones in his way with the activity of a mountain goat.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr.   Context
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