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Indeed, this conjunction of exciting and provocative motives led to Chichikov devoting to his toilet an amount of time never witnessed since the creation of the world.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Dead Souls, PART 1: CHAPTER VIII   Context
It is the scientific use of the imagination, but we have always some material basis on which to start our speculation.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville   Context
I fancy the yew alley, though not marked under that name, must stretch along this line, with the moor, as you perceive, upon the right of it.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
I gave him such consolation as I might, but I thought of the pony on the Grimpen Mire, and I do not fancy that he will see his little dog again.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson   Context
In this I fancy that in any case he made a miscalculation, and that, if we had not been there, his doom would none the less have been sealed.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
But in vain did he rack his imagination; fertile as it was, he could not devise any plan for reaching the island without companionship.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 22. The Smugglers   Context
The day came at length, and was almost as feverish as the night had been, but it brought reason to the aid of imagination, and Dantes was then enabled to arrange a plan which had hitherto been vague and unsettled in his brain.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
It seemed, however, even in the very face of open day, that at least a year had elapsed since all these things had passed, so deep was the impression made in his mind by the dream, and so strong a hold had it taken of his imagination.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
I spoke to Benedetto alone, and proposed to him to accompany me, endeavoring to tempt him by all the promises most likely to dazzle the imagination of a child of twelve.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 44. The Vendetta   Context
Here I have a garden laid out in such a way as to afford the fullest scope for the imagination, and furnished with thickly grown trees, beneath whose leafy screen a visionary like myself may conjure up phantoms at will.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
I began to think of genii, sylphs, gnomes, in short, of all the ministers of the occult sciences, until I laughed aloud at the freaks of my own imagination.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 60. The Telegraph   Context
It is the insect with black claws, and the awful word which I wish to retain in my imagination in all its purity and all its importance.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 60. The Telegraph   Context
As for you, although we doctors cannot divest our patients of nerves, I fancy you have no further need of me than to recommend you not to allow your imagination to take too wide a field.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran   Context
Her reason told her that all the visions she beheld were but the children of her imagination, and the conviction was strengthened by the fact that in the morning no traces remained of the nocturnal phantoms, who disappeared with the coming of daylight.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
Thus every now and then he saw in fancy amid the sailors, seated on a rock, or undulating in the vessel, one of the shadows which had shared his dream with looks and kisses.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
But I too have had the idea you have, and two or three times the same fancy has come over me; but I have always given it up.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
Around him, and in groups, according to their fancy, lying in their mantles, or with their backs against a sort of stone bench, which went all round the columbarium, were to be seen twenty brigands or more, each having his carbine within reach.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian   Context
This costume is a fancy one, it appears, and the resemblance is so great that I think I still see my mother the same as she was in 1830.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 41. The Presentation   Context
The chief beauty of trees consists in the deep shadow of their umbrageous boughs, while fancy pictures a moving multitude of shapes and forms flitting and passing beneath that shade.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
They were yours, you disposed of them according to your fancy, and I asked no questions; but it is not the less true that you have this year received 500,000 livres.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene   Context
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