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Marbury, a woman teacher of gymnastics in a high school, a chief clerk from the Great Northern Railway offices, a young lawyer.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER II   Context
If she could not, as she desired, do a great thing nobly and with laughter, yet she need not be content with village nothingness.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER X   Context
The words and the light blurred into one vast indefinite happiness, and she believed that some great thing was coming to her.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XVII   Context
The local Four Hundred also report that he is a great hand at shaking the light fantastic tootsies in the dance.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XVIII   Context
She liked the plain benches, the portable stage under its red marquee, the great tent over all, shadowy above strings of incandescent bulbs at night and by day casting an amber radiance on the patient crowd.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XIX   Context
For that autumn she knew that a baby was coming, that at last life promised to be interesting in the peril of the great change.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XIX   Context
If she had made the great sacrifice, at least she expected gratitude and recognition, Vida raged, while her conscious schoolroom mind fussily begged her to control this insanity.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XXI   Context
Ray said that he would like to see the ocean; it must be a grand sight; it must be much grander than a lake, even a great big lake.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XXI   Context
Though a Gopher Prairie regards itself as a part of the Great World, compares itself to Rome and Vienna, it will not acquire the scientific spirit, the international mind, which would make it great.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XXII   Context
If all the provincials were as kindly as Champ Perry and Sam Clark there would be no reason for desiring the town to seek great traditions.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XXII   Context
To Carol was given a sudden great philosophical understanding, an explanation of half the cautious reforms in history.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XXXI   Context
It did not appear that the Great World needed her inspiration, but she felt that her letters, her contact with the anxieties of men and women all over the country, were a part of vast affairs, not confined to Main Street and a kitchen but linked with Paris, Bangkok, Madrid.
Sinclair Lewis
Main Street, CHAPTER XXXVII   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
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