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He had cut the whole of the meadow in front of his house, and this year ever since the early spring he had cherished a plan for mowing for whole days together with the peasants.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In her voice, as in her eyes, there was that softness and gravity which is found in people continually concentrated on some cherished pursuit.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the being cherished as a kind of plaything in my room, and the consciousness that this accomplishment of mine was bruited about among the boys, and attracted a good deal of notice to me though I was the youngest there, stimulated me to exertion.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I had cherished a profound conviction that her bringing me up by hand gave her no right to bring me up by jerks.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Busy recollections of old hopes, cherished as a girl, long ago, crowded into the mind of Rose, while making this avowal; but they brought tears with them, as old hopes will when they come back withered; and they relieved her.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
An equally poor opinion of Nozdrev seemed to be cherished also by the steeds, for not only were the bay and the Assessor clearly out of spirits, but even the skewbald was wearing a dejected air.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
I cherished hope, it is true, but it vanished when I beheld my person reflected in water or my shadow in the moonshine, even as that frail image and that inconstant shade.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
For a moment her mind went swiftly down the years and she saw her mother, moving with a sweet swish of skirts and a faint fragrance of sachet, her small busy hands tireless in the service of others, loved, respected, cherished.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Monseigneur Bienvenu was simply a man who took note of the exterior of mysterious questions without scrutinizing them, and without troubling his own mind with them, and who cherished in his own soul a grave respect for darkness.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Gillenormand had never loved him, and that that crusty, harsh, and smiling old fellow who cursed, shouted, and stormed and brandished his cane, cherished for him, at the most, only that affection, which is at once slight and severe, of the dotards of comedy.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
After the evening of the 3d of June she had cherished a double idea, to defeat the projects of her father and the ruffians on the house of the Rue Plumet, and to separate Marius and Cosette.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context