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Gregson and Lestrade seemed to be far from satisfied by this assurance, or by the depreciating allusion to the detective police.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Our visitor had recovered something of his assurance while Holmes had been talking, and he rose from his chair now with a cold sneer upon his pale face.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Notwithstanding the tone of wearied assurance with which these words were pronounced, Pierre, who had so long been considering his career, wished to make some suggestion.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He spoke slowly, with assurance that he would be listened to, and he looked only at the person with whom he was conversing.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the clear morning light he gazed now at the city and now at the plan, considering its details, and the assurance of possessing it agitated and awed him.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Napoleon, with his usual assurance that whatever entered his head was right, wrote to Kutuzov the first words that occurred to him, though they were meaningless.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Nothing but the serious assurance of his friend Copperfield to the contrary, he observed, could deprive him of the impression that his friend Copperfield loved and was beloved.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Through all my punishments, disgraces, fasts, and vigils, and other penitential performances, I had nursed this assurance; and to my communing so much with it, in a solitary and unprotected way, I in great part refer the fact that I was morally timid and very sensitive.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The calculations of various life assurance and annuity offices, among other figures which cannot go wrong, have established the fact.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
This unexpected offer of shelter was too tempting to be resisted; especially as it was immediately followed up, by the assurance that the old gentleman referred to, would doubtless provide Oliver with a comfortable place, without loss of time.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Percy Gryce should be shy; but she was gifted with treasures of indulgence for such idiosyncrasies, and besides, his timidity might serve her purpose better than too much assurance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context