1 It must have been a young man, and an active one, too, besides being an incomparable actor.
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2 Again, however, his active spirit shook off the lethargy which springs from despair.
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3 Snowball and Napoleon were by far the most active in the debates.
4 The cat joined the Re-education Committee and was very active in it for some days.
5 Here the hindquarters of the donkey, represented by Albert the idiot, became active.
6 After all, I reflected, I was like my neighbours; and then I smiled, comparing myself with other men, comparing my active goodwill with the lazy cruelty of their neglect.
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7 Promises were still more liberally distributed than money by this active agent; and, in fine, nothing was left undone that could determine the wavering, or animate the disheartened.
8 And there he was generous and curiously potent; he stayed firm inside her, giving to her, while she was active.
9 wildly, passionately active, coming to her own crisis.
10 And that forced the woman to be active.
11 They want to be the active party.
12 While the wireless is active, there are no far ends of the earth.
13 There is nothing like employment, active indispensable employment, for relieving sorrow.
14 When really touched by affliction, her active powers had been all benumbed; and neither Lady Bertram nor Tom had received from her the smallest support or attempt at support.
15 He feared that principle, active principle, had been wanting; that they had never been properly taught to govern their inclinations and tempers by that sense of duty which can alone suffice.