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It was true that he wrote a literary column every Wednesday in The Daily Express, for which he was paid fifteen shillings.
At the head of the column there rode a score or more of grave ironfaced men, clad in sombre homespun garments and armed with rifles.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As he glanced down the advertisement column, with his head thrust forward and the paper flattened out upon his knee, I took a good look at the man and endeavoured, after the fashion of my companion, to read the indications which might be presented by his dress or appearance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A small but distinctly visible enemy column was moving down the hill, probably to strengthen the front line.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the hero of heroes was Prince Bagration, distinguished by his Schon Grabern affair and by the retreat from Austerlitz, where he alone had withdrawn his column unbroken and had all day beaten back an enemy force twice as numerous as his own.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Everything had been admirably thought out as is usual in dispositions, and as is always the case, not a single column reached its place at the appointed time.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then the bell rings and we walk in a straight column to one of the City Halls, for the Social Meeting.
No, no, no my friend; not to the top of the column; you know better than that; to the bottom, to the bottom.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Directly behind them, in the second rank, they placed the principes; and in the third rank of the same column, the triarii.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
He was thunderstruck to discover that she could swiftly add a long column of figures in her head when he needed a pencil and paper for more than three figures.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
They changed their array from a line to a column of march, and moved off as slowly as their horses could step, as if to show it was only the will of their Grand Master, and no fear of the opposing and superior force, which compelled them to withdraw.