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In short, the whole ceremony contained such a happy blending of the profitable with the flattering, that it was not difficult for the donor immediately to read the effect of a generosity so aptly mingled with praise, in the eyes of those he addressed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
The larger crimes are apt to be the simpler, for the bigger the crime the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Levin had long before made the observation that when one is uncomfortable with people from their being excessively amenable and meek, one is apt very soon after to find things intolerable from their touchiness and irritability.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Alexey Alexandrovitch expressed the idea that the education of women is apt to be confounded with the emancipation of women, and that it is only so that it can be considered dangerous.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Besides that, he was beginning to feel for the pretty and provocative Mademoiselle Bourienne that passionate animal feeling which was apt to master him with great suddenness and prompt him to the coarsest and most reckless actions.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When he was informed that among others awaiting him in his reception room there was a Frenchman who had brought a letter from his wife, the Countess Helene, he felt suddenly overcome by that sense of confusion and hopelessness to which he was apt to succumb.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Persons of superficial observation are apt to consider that a man clad in a different coat is quite a different person from what he used to be.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Other, and, as many have thought, wiser teachers, will have it, that there are altogether six forms of government, three of them utterly bad, the other three good in themselves, but so readily corrupted that they too are apt to become hurtful.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Seward is loved not only by his household and his friends, but even by his patients, who, being some of them hardly in mental equilibrium, are apt to distort causes and effects.
Hitherto he had found, in her presence and her talk, the aesthetic amusement which a reflective man is apt to seek in desultory intercourse with pretty women.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context