1 I felt as if I was about the commission of a dreadful crime and avoided with shuddering anxiety any encounter with my fellow creatures.
2 I accepted a commission as first lieutenant when it began.
3 Truly, as I sought to convince him, the shame lay in the commission of the sin, and not in the showing of it forth.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In III. THE RECOGNITION
4 Elinor's astonishment at this commission could hardly have been greater, had the Colonel been really making her an offer of his hand.
5 He takes orders for us on commission, when he can get any.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 11. I BEGIN LIFE ON MY OWN ACCOUNT, AND DON'T LIK...
6 I rose with all alacrity, to acquit myself of this commission.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
7 I am at present, my dear Copperfield, engaged in the sale of corn upon commission.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 27. TOMMY TRADDLES
8 Therefore I undertook the commission.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
9 Proud of his commission, and understanding it, Mr. Dick accompanied her as a shepherd's dog might accompany a sheep.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
10 I solemnly accepted his commission, dear good fellow, and cannot discharge it too completely.
11 He demanded the appointment of another special commission to inquire into the question of the Native Tribes Organization Committee.
12 In the commission this question had been a ground of contention between several departments.
13 The new commission for the inquiry into the condition of the native tribes in all its branches had been formed and despatched to its destination with an unusual speed and energy inspired by Alexey Alexandrovitch.
14 There was a split in the commission.
15 Alexey Alexandrovitch, with a following of those who saw the danger of so revolutionary an attitude to official documents, persisted in upholding the statements obtained by the revising commission.