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Year after year, for much longer than any of you, my dear little boys, can remember or than I can remember, the boys of this college have met in this very chapel to make their annual retreat before the feast day of their patron saint.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Roylott entirely while we resided with him, with a provision that a certain annual sum should be allowed to each of us in the event of our marriage.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Dodge crossed to the fireplace and looked at the Newfoundland Dog in the Christmas Annual that was pinned to the wall.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Bounderby being a bachelor, an elderly lady presided over his establishment, in consideration of a certain annual stipend.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Gryce had a kind of impersonal benevolence: cases of individual need she regarded with suspicion, but she subscribed to Institutions when their annual reports showed an impressive surplus.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Some time afterwards the General Council took this demand under consideration, and voted him an annual sum of three thousand francs, under this heading: Allowance to M.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The statistics give an average of two hundred and sixty homeless children picked up annually at that period, by the police patrols, in unenclosed lands, in houses in process of construction, and under the arches of the bridges.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Between 1806 and 1831, there had been built, on an average, seven hundred and fifty metres annually, afterwards eight and even ten thousand metres of galleries were constructed every year, in masonry, of small stones, with hydraulic mortar which hardens under water, on a cement foundation.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
In the lee of the stonily mature trio Carol proceeded to the street fair which added mundane gaiety to the annual rites of the United and Fraternal Order of Beavers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Bennet had very often wished before this period of his life that, instead of spending his whole income, he had laid by an annual sum for the better provision of his children, and of his wife, if she survived him.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
For there and then, for several consecutive years, Moby Dick had been periodically descried, lingering in those waters for awhile, as the sun, in its annual round, loiters for a predicted interval in any one sign of the Zodiac.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context