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In rapid succession we passed through the fringe of fashionable London, hotel London, theatrical London, literary London, commercial London, and, finally, maritime London, till we came to a riverside city of a hundred thousand souls, where the tenement houses swelter and reek with the outcasts of Europe.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
From now onwards Animal Farm would engage in trade with the neighbouring farms: not, of course, for any commercial purpose, but simply in order to obtain certain materials which were urgently necessary.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
In commercial phrase, coffins were looking up; and, in the course of a few weeks, Oliver acquired a great deal of experience.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
This countryman gave her a companionship which she had never (whether by her fault or theirs or neither) been able to find in the matrons and commercial lords of the town.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
To me it would seem only a commercial exchange, in which each wished to be benefited at the expense of the other.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
The opinion of all the commercial men was that, under the reverses which had successively weighed down Morrel, it was impossible for him to remain solvent.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
In the commercial world it was a Juggernaut car; it wiped out thousands of businesses every year, it drove men to madness and suicide.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
Her ancient university foundations dwindled and withered under the foul breath of slavery; and even since the war they have fought a failing fight for life in the tainted air of social unrest and commercial selfishness, stunted by the death of criticism, and starving for lack of broadly cultured men.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
I also had it understood that I was not to speak in the capacity of a professional lecturer, or for mere commercial gain.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context