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At the crest of the hill at Inchicore sightseers had gathered in clumps to watch the cars careering homeward and through this channel of poverty and inaction the Continent sped its wealth and industry.
He had been as keen as any of them upon the business until this sudden incident had drawn his thoughts into another channel.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
At least, I thought, when he has finished the document and the cigar he will go to his room, but before he had reached the end of either, there came a remarkable development, which turned our thoughts into quite another channel.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They turned around the foot of the island and started up the channel on the Missouri side, under steam, and booming once in a while as they went.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
They discovered that the island was about three miles long and a quarter of a mile wide, and that the shore it lay closest to was only separated from it by a narrow channel hardly two hundred yards wide.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
But his relations with these people were confined to one clearly defined channel, and had a certain routine from which it was impossible to depart.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As soon as Pierre began to say anything that did not fit in with that aim, the channel was removed and the water could flow to waste.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Before there was a channel, when the earth, upon which the Windsor chair was planted, was a riot of rhododendrons, and humming birds quivered at the mouths of scarlet trumpets, as she had read that morning in her Outline of History, they had come.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Entering at the open door of one of these, and releasing my arm, she beckoned me to follow her up the common staircase, which was like a tributary channel to the street.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Master Bates saw something so exquisitely ludicrous in this reply, that he burst into another laugh; which laugh, meeting the coffee he was drinking, and carrying it down some wrong channel, very nearly terminated in his premature suffocation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In respect of this incident I repeat what I have just now said, how useful and necessary it is for republics to provide by their laws a channel by which the displeasure of the multitude against a single citizen may find a vent.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context