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His nostrils seemed to dilate with a purely animal lust for the chase, and his mind was so absolutely concentrated upon the matter before him that a question or remark fell unheeded upon his ears, or, at the most, only provoked a quick, impatient snarl in reply.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The moment a candle was lighted there was a general rush upon the owner of it; a struggle and a gallant defence followed, but the candle was soon knocked down or blown out, and then there was a glad clamor of laughter and a new chase.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He did not trouble himself in the least about his soldiers; nor did he care to go either to the theatre or the chase, except for the opportunities then afforded him for displaying his new clothes.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
He could see puffs of musketry smoke that seemed to chase one another down the hillsides, and clouds of cannon smoke rolling, spreading, and mingling with one another.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Already, at the beginning of this chase, Daniel, hearing the ulyulyuing, had rushed out from the wood.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Sikes, again looking round, could discern that the men who had given chase were already climbing the gate of the field in which he stood; and that a couple of dogs were some paces in advance of them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Now, this is related to show how, in the opinion of Xenophon, the chase is a mimic representation of war, and therefore to be esteemed by the great as useful and honourable.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She would lead him a chase that would make up for even that awful humiliation of the day he witnessed her slapping Ashley.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The twelve huntsmen always followed the king to the chase, and his liking for them continually increased.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
The monk he instantly knew to be the Prior of Jorvaulx Abbey, well known for many miles around as a lover of the chase, of the banquet, and, if fame did him not wrong, of other worldly pleasures still more inconsistent with his monastic vows.
In this way they went round the room several times without anything decisive happening, without even giving the impression of a chase as everything went so slowly.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context