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In reply Snetkov spoke of the trust the noblemen of the province had placed in him, the affection they had shown him, which he did not deserve, as his only merit had been his attachment to the nobility, to whom he had devoted twelve years of service.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She saw with sorrow, and sometimes with exasperation, symptoms of a growing attachment between her son and the portionless Sonya.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I had been very happy there, I had a great attachment for the Doctor, and I was eminent and distinguished in that little world.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
However novel and peculiar this testimony of attachment, I did not doubt the accuracy of the interpretation.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
But in those armies in which there exists not such an attachment towards him for whom they fight as makes them devoted to his cause, there never will be valour enough to withstand an enemy if only he be a little brave.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
I have often attributed my attachment to, my passionate enthusiasm for, the dangerous mysteries of ocean to that production of the most imaginative of modern poets.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
To counterbalance their royal descent, he had courage, activity, energy, and, above all, that devoted attachment to the cause which had procured him the epithet of The Saxon, and his birth was inferior to none, excepting only that of Athelstane and his ward.
Fanny, with all her faults of ignorance and timidity, was fixed at Mansfield Park, and learning to transfer in its favour much of her attachment to her former home, grew up there not unhappily among her cousins.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
His good looks and his rank had one fair claim on his attachment; since to them he must have owed a wife of very superior character to any thing deserved by his own.
There is so much of gratitude or vanity in almost every attachment, that it is not safe to leave any to itself.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
No sooner did she perceive any symptom of love in his behaviour to Elinor, than she considered their serious attachment as certain, and looked forward to their marriage as rapidly approaching.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context