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She was a good deal frightened by this very sudden change, but she felt that there was no time to be lost, as she was shrinking rapidly; so she set to work at once to eat some of the other bit.
Lewis Carroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, CHAPTER V. Advice from a Caterpillar   Context
But surely, if your supernatural theory be correct, it could work the young man evil in London as easily as in Devonshire.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
When you are once out upon its bosom you have left all traces of modern England behind you, but, on the other hand, you are conscious everywhere of the homes and the work of the prehistoric people.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson   Context
I told her that since I had seen her I was in no hurry to leave it, and that if she really wanted me to go, the only way to work it was for her to arrange to go with me.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr.   Context
This at least was real, but it might have been the work of a protecting friend as easily as of an enemy.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson   Context
I had waited patiently for the opportunity for I was aware that he would never permit cases to overlap, and that his clear and logical mind would not be drawn from its present work to dwell upon memories of the past.
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
If it is a workman, I need but knock against the wall, and he will cease to work, in order to find out who is knocking, and why he does so; but as his occupation is sanctioned by the governor, he will soon resume it.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Something was at work on the other side of the wall; the prisoner had discovered the danger, and had substituted a lever for a chisel.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Edmond had all the night to work in, but in the darkness he could not do much, and he soon felt that he was working against something very hard; he pushed back his bed, and waited for day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
Then, wishing to make the best use of his time while he had the means of labor, he continued to work without ceasing.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
As he struck the wall, pieces of stucco similar to that used in the ground work of arabesques broke off, and fell to the ground in flakes, exposing a large white stone.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 24. The Secret Cave   Context
Go to work, labor, young man, struggle ardently and courageously; live, yourself, your mother and sister, with the most rigid economy, so that from day to day the property of those whom I leave in your hands may augment and fructify.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
You live in a manner far superior to many clerks who work ten times harder than you do for their money.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit   Context
Danglars and his architect, who had been selected to aid the baron in the great work of improvement solely because he was the most fashionable and celebrated decorator of the day.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays   Context
At the beginning of this work, his servant, notwithstanding orders to the contrary, came to his room.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 91. Mother and Son   Context
As he was finishing this work, the sound of horses prancing in the yard, and the wheels of a carriage shaking his window, attracted his attention.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 91. Mother and Son   Context
At daybreak, the telegraphs were set at work in all directions, and almost immediately the authorities in every district had exerted their utmost endeavors to arrest the murderer of Caderousse.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern   Context
The dim light, the profound silence, and the gloomy thoughts inspired by the hour, and still more by her own conscience, all combined to produce a sensation of fear; the poisoner was terrified at the contemplation of her own work.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 102. Valentine   Context
Now my work is accomplished, my mission is terminated, now thou canst neither afford me pain nor pleasure.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 112. The Departure   Context
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