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The sudden legend startled his blood: he seemed to feel the absent students of the college about him and to shrink from their company.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
From the first blush of dawn until the closing of the twilight, the clatter of the hammer and the rasp of the saw was never absent from the monument which the immigrants erected to Him who had led them safe through many dangers.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
My father was absent from home at the time of my arrival, and I was informed by the maid that he had driven over to Ross with John Cobb, the groom.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
This man declares that he was not absent from his post for an instant, and he is positive that neither boy nor man could have gone that way unseen.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A trifle after noon the boys borrowed a small skiff from a citizen who was absent, and got under way at once.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
It certainly could not be the Bishop; even though he was considered the most absent man in the whole kingdom, and people told the drollest anecdotes about him.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
As they approached the farm Squealer, who had unaccountably been absent during the fighting, came skipping towards them, whisking his tail and beaming with satisfaction.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
My mother, in despair, and scarcely less afflicted than myself, determined to absent herself for some time from so fatal a place.
When we had done, he brought me a pudding, and having set it before me, seemed to ruminate, and to become absent in his mind for some moments.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I glanced down at the foot from which the shoe was absent, and saw that the silk stocking on it, once white, now yellow, had been trodden ragged.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
So, he heaved a sigh over the recollections he awakened; and being, happily for himself, an absent old gentleman, buried them again in the pages of the musty book.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context