1 It was the exact calculator who succeeded.
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2 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.
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3 A calculated, cast up, balanced, and proved house.
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4 His countenance was therefore fully displayed, and its expression was calculated to impress a degree of awe, if not of fear, upon strangers.
5 The kings of the Norman race, and the independent nobles, who followed their example in all acts of tyranny, maintained against this devoted people a persecution of a more regular, calculated, and self-interested kind.
6 These were calculated in some degree to abate the dangers of the day; a precaution the more necessary, as the conflict was to be maintained with sharp swords and pointed lances.
7 All that was beautiful and graceful in the martial array had disappeared, and what was now visible was only calculated to awake terror or compassion.
8 Hilda had calculated the turn into the lane at the bridge-end.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 16
9 The new mare proved a treasure; with a very little trouble she became exactly calculated for the purpose, and Fanny was then put in almost full possession of her.
10 Her disposition was peculiarly calculated to value a fond treatment, and from having hitherto known so little of it, she was the more overcome by Miss Crawford's.
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11 The only interruption which thoughts like these received for nearly half an hour was from a sudden burst of her father's, not at all calculated to compose them.
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12 Of these, the Jew was, at all events, sufficiently remarkable to be remembered, supposing he had been seen drinking, or loitering about; but Giles returned without any intelligence, calculated to dispel or lessen the mystery.
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13 Nor was Mr. Bumble's gloom the only thing calculated to awaken a pleasing melancholy in the bosom of a spectator.
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14 He merely calculated on meeting her and her husband in an ordinary manner, chatting a little while, and leaving again.
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15 Wildeve's silence that day on what had happened to him was just the kind of behaviour calculated to make an impression on such a woman.
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