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But the lines of the letters were like fine invisible threads and it was only by closing his right eye tight and staring out of the left eye that he could make out the full curves of the capital.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Of course, the investment was a good one and Segouin had managed to give the impression that it was by a favour of friendship the mite of Irish money was to be included in the capital of the concern.
He and they had been among the Nevada Mountains prospecting for silver, and were returning to Salt Lake City in the hope of raising capital enough to work some lodes which they had discovered.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In a fit of anger, however, caused by some robberies which had been perpetrated in the house, he beat his native butler to death and narrowly escaped a capital sentence.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
To the scientific student of the higher criminal world, no capital in Europe offered the advantages which London then possessed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Huck was always willing to take a hand in any enterprise that offered entertainment and required no capital, for he had a troublesome superabundance of that sort of time which is not money.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Time passed merrily in the large town which was his capital; strangers arrived every day at the court.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
They deny the justice of property, of capital, of inheritance, while I do not deny this chief stimulus.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He saw that Metrov, like other people, in spite of his own article, in which he had attacked the current theory of political economy, looked at the position of the Russian peasant simply from the point of view of capital, wages, and rent.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the course of conversation he mentioned Moscow and questioned Balashev about the Russian capital, not merely as an interested traveler asks about a new city he intends to visit, but as if convinced that Balashev, as a Russian, must be flattered by his curiosity.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Whether feeling it necessary to make a sacrifice before abandoning the capital or guided by other, personal considerations, these generals seemed not to understand that this council could not alter the inevitable course of events and that Moscow was in effect already abandoned.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context