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His name was familiar to me, for many years ago my parents were acquainted with him, but they drifted apart.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
On that day of the week and at that time of day people of one set, all acquainted with one another, used to meet on the ice.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Berg, closely buttoned up in his new uniform, sat beside his wife explaining to her that one always could and should be acquainted with people above one, because only then does one get satisfaction from acquaintances.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Almost smiling, he gazed straight into her eyes with such an enraptured caressing look that it seemed strange to be so near him, to look at him like that, to be so sure he admired her, and not to be acquainted with him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Cossack officers wished to take advantage of this chance to capture some horses, but one of the superior officers, who was acquainted with the higher authorities, reported the incident to a general on the staff.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A series of experiments and arguments proves to every man that he, as an object of observation, is subject to certain laws, and man submits to them and never resists the laws of gravity or impermeability once he has become acquainted with them.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I was conducted to his palace, where I acquainted him with the history of my family, and he represented to me how much it was beneath my rank to belong to an Israelite.
Traddles, who, though not so old a friend, is quite one of ourselves, I could not refrain from making you acquainted with the course I advise Mr.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
When she was dead, I apprehend he first told his daughter what he had done, and then the son became a part of the family, residing in the house you are acquainted with.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Sissy, though well acquainted with his Royal line, had no personal knowledge of the present Emperor, and his reign was peaceful.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Oliver, groping his way with one hand, and having the other firmly grasped by his companion, ascended with much difficulty the dark and broken stairs: which his conductor mounted with an ease and expedition that showed he was well acquainted with them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context