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The recollection of his confession of the night before was a cause of acute pain to him; the priest had drawn out every ridiculous detail of the affair and in the end had so magnified his sin that he was almost thankful at being afforded a loophole of reparation.
Sherlock Holmes and I read these notices over together at breakfast, and they appeared to afford him considerable amusement.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
If this man could afford to buy so expensive a hat three years ago, and has had no hat since, then he has assuredly gone down in the world.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The crime was of interest in itself, but that interest was as nothing to me compared to the inconceivable sequel, which afforded me the greatest shock and surprise of any event in my adventurous life.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The jail was a trifling little brick den that stood in a marsh at the edge of the village, and no guards were afforded for it; indeed, it was seldom occupied.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He did not trouble himself in the least about his soldiers; nor did he care to go either to the theatre or the chase, except for the opportunities then afforded him for displaying his new clothes.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
The liberal party said that marriage is an institution quite out of date, and that it needs reconstruction; and family life certainly afforded Stepan Arkadyevitch little gratification, and forced him into lying and hypocrisy, which was so repulsive to his nature.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She enjoyed that form of communication, which gave opportunity for a refinement and air of mystery not afforded by their personal interviews.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When Prince Andrew left the palace he felt that all the interest and happiness the victory had afforded him had been now left in the indifferent hands of the Minister of War and the polite adjutant.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was not occupied with the question of what to sacrifice for; the fact of sacrificing in itself afforded him a new and joyous sensation.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Education is costly; and even if it were not, and I could afford it, I am of opinion that it would not be at all advantageous to you to be kept at school.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context