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Fanning, the registration agent and mayor maker of the city, who was sitting immediately under the pulpit beside one of the newly elected councillors of the ward.
Our visitor glanced with some apparent surprise at the languid, lounging figure of the man who had been no doubt depicted to him as the most incisive reasoner and most energetic agent in Europe.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There were points about this strange business which would, I was sure, have specially appealed to him, and the efforts of the police would have been supplemented, or more probably anticipated, by the trained observation and the alert mind of the first criminal agent in Europe.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then he asked her whether in the town she had any acquaintance or agent whom she could empower to complete the transference of the serfs, and to carry out whatsoever else might be necessary.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
You come to me not alone as agent of my friend Peter Hawkins, of Exeter, to tell me all about my new estate in London.
Kurtz was the best agent he had, an exceptional man, of the greatest importance to the Company; therefore I could understand his anxiety.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
It seemed as if his avarice were struggling with his better nature, and compelling him to pouch zecchin after zecchin while his generosity urged him to restore some part at least to his benefactor, or as a donation to his agent.
The kindness which consists in upholding a woman of the town against a citizen, the police agent against the mayor, the man who is down against the man who is up in the world, is what I call false kindness.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
But the man plunged into the deserted little streets of the faubourg, and as twilight was beginning to fall, the agent lost trace of him, as is stated in a report addressed that same evening to M.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
No report of any agent had been received there upon this matter, which was regarded at the prefecture as a fable.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The Republican Party, the Grand Old Party of Blaine and McKinley, is the agent of the Lord and of the Baptist Church in temporal affairs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context