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The unusual salary, the curious conditions, the light duties, all pointed to something abnormal, though whether a fad or a plot, or whether the man were a philanthropist or a villain, it was quite beyond my powers to determine.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It had been felt that the existence of a farm owned and operated by pigs was somehow abnormal and was liable to have an unsettling effect in the neighbourhood.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He had grown so stout this year that he would have been abnormal had he not been so tall, so broad of limb, and so strong that he carried his bulk with evident ease.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The opportunities of acquiring an abnormal thirst had been here limited; a noble use of them had, however, been made, and again I was compelled to deal with the result in an ex post facto manner.
It would have pleased her to think that he made these trips to see her, but even her abnormal vanity refused to believe this.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
In the civilization of the present day, incomplete as it still is, it is not a very abnormal thing to behold these fractured families pouring themselves out into the darkness, not knowing clearly what has become of their children, and allowing their own entrails to fall on the public highway.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Yet to the casual eye she was not discontented, she was not an abnormal and distressing traitor to the faith of Main Street.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
The abnormal mind is quick to detect and attach itself to this quality when it appears in a normal person, and so it came about that in college I was unjustly accused of being a politician, because I was privy to the secret griefs of wild, unknown men.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context