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He would love that, he said, better than anything in this world; and his voice, as he led me monotonously through the mystery, grew almost affectionate and seemed to plead with me that I should understand him.
Several times during the last three years I have taken up my pen to write to you, but always I feared lest your affectionate regard for me should tempt you to some indiscretion which would betray my secret.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Levin certainly was out of humor, and in spite of all his desire to be affectionate and cordial to his charming visitor, he could not control his mood.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That was evident from the way they spoke to him, from the friendly, affectionate way even those he did not know looked at him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre, who from the moment Prince Andrew entered the room had watched him with glad, affectionate eyes, now came up and took his arm.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If you are going to fight a duel, and you make a will and write affectionate letters to your parents, and if you think you may be killed, you are a fool and are lost for certain.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha lifted her frightened eyes to him, but there was such confident tenderness in his affectionate look and smile that she could not, whilst looking at him, say what she had to say.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then the count embraced Mavra Kuzminichna and Vasilich, who were to remain in Moscow, and while they caught at his hand and kissed his shoulder he patted their backs lightly with some vaguely affectionate and comforting words.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This makes him a standing puzzle to the huge number of uncultivated people who have been brought up in tasteless homes by commonplace or disagreeable parents, and to whom, consequently, literature, painting, sculpture, music, and affectionate personal relations come as modes of sex if they come at all.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
I was very glad to see her too, and, after an affectionate greeting on both sides, sat down on the small sofa near her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
If I could be less affectionate and sensitive, I should have a better digestion and an iron set of nerves.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context