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During the whole of that day they struggled on through the defiles, and by evening they calculated that they were more than thirty miles from their enemies.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Sergey Ivanovitch had calculated to a nicety the time necessary for writing a review, but a month passed, and a second, and still there was silence.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And it is even more difficult to understand just why they think that this maneuver was calculated to save Russia and destroy the French; for this flank march, had it been preceded, accompanied, or followed by other circumstances, might have proved ruinous to the Russians and salutary for the French.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All I can say is, that my friend Heep has responded to appeals to which I need not more particularly refer, in a manner calculated to redound equally to the honour of his head, and of his heart.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
On the previous night, I had been sent straight to bed in an attic with a sloping roof, which was so low in the corner where the bedstead was, that I calculated the tiles as being within a foot of my eyebrows.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
After some words apart between the last comer and Fagin, they drew their chairs towards the fire; and the Jew, telling Oliver to come and sit by him, led the conversation to the topics most calculated to interest his hearers.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
At the same time, these tidings were communicated in a manner calculated to show that the speaker was also a man of PRACTICAL capabilities.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Guest, his head clerk, upon the other, and midway between, at a nicely calculated distance from the fire, a bottle of a particular old wine that had long dwelt unsunned in the foundations of his house.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Rosedale took leave, he carried with him, not only her acceptance of his invitation, but a general sense of having comported himself in a way calculated to advance his cause.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Tarleton, running her eyes over her with the expert air of one who calculated a pregnancy to the last minute of its length.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
His countenance was therefore fully displayed, and its expression was calculated to impress a degree of awe, if not of fear, upon strangers.