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His blade of human knowledge, natural astuteness particularised by long association with cases in the police courts, had been tempered by brief immersions in the waters of general philosophy.
The events in question occurred in the early days of my association with Holmes, when we were sharing rooms as bachelors in Baker Street.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He looked into his sickly, consumptive face, and he was more and more sorry for him, and he could not force himself to listen to what his brother was telling him about the association.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Fyodor came from a village at some distance from the one in which Levin had once allotted land to his cooperative association.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Every barn in the neighbourhood, every stone in the church, and every foot of the churchyard, had some association of its own, in my mind, connected with these books, and stood for some locality made famous in them.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Her reverting to this tone as if our association were forced upon us, and we were mere puppets, gave me pain; but everything in our intercourse did give me pain.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The first object with which they had an association, or of which they had a remembrance, was a large black board with a dry Ogre chalking ghastly white figures on it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Moreover, that the affair might progress the more smoothly, he suborned a fellow tchinovnik of the type which, in spite of grey hairs, stands powerless against temptation; and, the contract concluded, the association duly proceeded to business.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
An association lurked in every fold: each fall of lace and gleam of embroidery was like a letter in the record of her past.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
But I enjoyed friends, dear not only through habit and association, but from their own merits; and wherever I am, the soothing voice of my Elizabeth and the conversation of Clerval will be ever whispered in my ear.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
If the person calling himself the Black Knight have indeed a claim to the honours of chivalry, he ought to know that he stands degraded by his present association, and has no right to ask reckoning at the hands of good men of noble blood.