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Its alternation of sad human ineffectiveness with vast inhuman cycles of activity chilled him and he forgot his own human and ineffectual grieving.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Beyond these signs of his activity, however, which I merely shared with all the readers of the daily press, I knew little of my former friend and companion.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It was perfectly easy, therefore, for anyone to get into the garden, but the window was entirely inaccessible, since there was no waterpipe or anything which could help the most active man to climb it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His tail had grown rigid and twitched sharply from side to side, a sign in him of intense mental activity.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
But though he was taking a holiday now, that is to say, he was doing no writing, he was so used to intellectual activity that he liked to put into concise and eloquent shape the ideas that occurred to him, and liked to have someone to listen to him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His ambitious plans had retreated into the background again, and feeling that he had got out of that circle of activity in which everything was definite, he had given himself entirely to his passion, and that passion was binding him more and more closely to her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As regularity is a prime condition facilitating activity, regularity in his household was carried to the highest point of exactitude.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One thing he continually realized as he read that book: the joy, hitherto unknown to him, of believing in the possibility of attaining perfection, and in the possibility of active brotherly love among men, which Joseph Alexeevich had revealed to him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Whatever he tried to be, whatever he engaged in, the evil and falsehood of it repulsed him and blocked every path of activity.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At the end of the week the prince reappeared and resumed his former way of life, devoting himself with special activity to building operations and the arrangement of the gardens and completely breaking off his relations with Mademoiselle Bourienne.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And at once, as a clock begins to strike and chime as soon as the minute hand has completed a full circle, this change was shown by an increased activity, whirring, and chiming in the higher spheres.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context