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Alexey Alexandrovitch was in principle in favor of the publicity of legal proceedings, though for some higher official considerations he disliked the application of the principle in Russia, and disapproved of it, as far as he could disapprove of anything instituted by authority of the Emperor.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He heard what they said, but did not understand the meaning of the words and made no kind of deduction from or application of them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I pondered on those words, even while I was studiously attending to what followed, as if they had some particular interest, or some strange application that I could not divine.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
On the stairs I encountered Wemmick, who was coming down, after an unsuccessful application of his knuckles to my door.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
He had a particular pride in the phrase eminently practical, which was considered to have a special application to him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Giles, as he spoke, looked at Brittles; but that young man, being naturally modest, probably considered himself nobody, and so held that the inquiry could not have any application to him; at all events, he tendered no reply.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Elizabeth was of a calmer and more concentrated disposition; but, with all my ardour, I was capable of a more intense application and was more deeply smitten with the thirst for knowledge.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
But I forbear descanting further, and rather leave the judicious reader to his own remarks and application.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
She was ashamed of herself, quite ashamed of being so nervous, so overcome by such a trifle; but so it was, and it required a long application of solitude and reflection to recover her.
Mary had neither genius nor taste; and though vanity had given her application, it had given her likewise a pedantic air and conceited manner, which would have injured a higher degree of excellence than she had reached.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
But he judged it unnecessary: he had still something more to try, some more fresh application, of whose success he was as confident as the last, and his visit concluded with encouraging assurances which reached the ear, but could not enter the heart of Miss Dashwood.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context