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He suffers from a diseased moral character, Mrs Helmer; but even he began talking of its being highly important that he should live.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
But it is too late: the just turn away from the wretched damned souls which now appear before the eyes of all in their hideous and evil character.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
His cheekbones also gave his face a harsh character; but there was no harshness in the eyes which, looking at the world from under their tawny eyebrows, gave the impression of a man ever alert to greet a redeeming instinct in others but often disappointed.
Now, a real German invariably prints in the Latin character, so that we may safely say that this was not written by one, but by a clumsy imitator who overdid his part.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
From the lower part of the face he appeared to be a man of strong character, with a thick, hanging lip, and a long, straight chin suggestive of resolution pushed to the length of obstinacy.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It is safe to say that there was no public case of any difficulty in which he was not consulted during those eight years, and there were hundreds of private cases, some of them of the most intricate and extraordinary character, in which he played a prominent part.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They gave out that they knew how to weave stuffs of the most beautiful colors and elaborate patterns, the clothes manufactured from which should have the wonderful property of remaining invisible to everyone who was unfit for the office he held, or who was extraordinarily simple in character.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Snowball was a more vivacious pig than Napoleon, quicker in speech and more inventive, but was not considered to have the same depth of character.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He did not know that his mode of behavior in relation to Kitty had a definite character, that it is courting young girls with no intention of marriage, and that such courting is one of the evil actions common among brilliant young men such as he was.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All the traits of his character, which she learned to know better and better, were unutterably dear to her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The highest Petersburg society was assembled there: people differing widely in age and character but alike in the social circle to which they belonged.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context