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But his brain had then refused to grapple with the theme and, desisting, he had covered the page with the names and addresses of certain of his classmates:.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He knew that he would have to speak a great deal, to invent and to amuse, and his brain and throat were too dry for such a task.
His brain is as cunning as his fingers, and though we meet signs of him at every turn, we never know where to find the man himself.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
So rapidly does the brain act that I believe I had thought this all out before Professor Moriarty had reached the bottom of the Reichenbach Fall.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In his methodical brain there were distinctly formulated certain aspects of peasant life, deduced partly from that life itself, but chiefly from contrast with other modes of life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But these ideas, once of such importance in his eyes, seemed to come into his brain as in a dream, and had now not the slightest interest for him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At times his brain suddenly began to work with a vigor, clearness, and depth it had never reached when he was in health, but suddenly in the midst of its work it would turn to some unexpected idea and he had not the strength to turn it back again.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She had to eat, sleep, think, speak, weep, work, give vent to her anger, and so on, merely because she had a stomach, a brain, muscles, nerves, and a liver.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His pleasant neatness and compactness, his small hands and feet, his teeming ready brain, his unaffected accessibility, and a certain fine apprehensiveness which stamped him as susceptible from his topmost hair to his tipmost toe, proved irresistible.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
Then she remembered; her dentist had told her that savages could perform very skilful operations on the brain.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
In the excited and exalted state of my brain, I could not think of a place without seeing it, or of persons without seeing them.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context