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I could imagine his giving a friend a little pinch of the latest vegetable alkaloid, not out of malevolence, you understand, but simply out of a spirit of inquiry in order to have an accurate idea of the effects.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I availed myself of your obliging hints to correct my timidity, and it is unnecessary to add that they were perfectly accurate.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
The elderly female was a woman of wisdom and experience; she knew what was good for children; and she had a very accurate perception of what was good for herself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Written 18 July, things so strange happening, that I shall keep accurate note henceforth till we land.
No one could have kept a more accurate record of social fluctuations, or have put a more unerring finger on the distinguishing features of each season: its dulness, its extravagance, its lack of balls or excess of divorces.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
His clear hand, his accurate figures and his shrewd ability in bargaining won their respect, where a knowledge of literature and a fine appreciation of music, had young Gerald possessed them, would have moved them to snorts of contempt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The children throve under the paternal rule, for accurate, steadfast John brought order and obedience into Babydom, while Meg recovered her spirits and composed her nerves by plenty of wholesome exercise, a little pleasure, and much confidential conversation with her sensible husband.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
But it may be fancied, that from the naked skeleton of the stranded whale, accurate hints may be derived touching his true form.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Again, you will observe that the words are not gummed on in an accurate line, but that some are much higher than others.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
I demand your authorities for such an uncharitable assertion (like other advocates of a system, David was not always accurate in his use of terms).
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
It would afford me great pleasure indeed, as well as materially add to the interest of my narrative, were I at liberty to gratify a curiosity, which I know exists in the minds of many, by an accurate statement of all the facts pertaining to my most fortunate escape.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context