Sentence in Classic:
Our duty, my dear, is to rectify his mistake, to ease his last moments by not letting him commit this injustice, and not to let him die feeling that he is rendering unhappy those who.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When she did not understand, it was sweeter still to think that the wish to understand everything is pride, that it is impossible to understand all, that it is only necessary to believe and to commit oneself to God, whom she felt guiding her soul at those moments.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For the fugitive out on the marshes with the ironed leg, the mysterious young man, the file, the food, and the dreadful pledge I was under to commit a larceny on those sheltering premises, rose before me in the avenging coals.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
But when a people is led to commit this error of lending its support to some one man, in order that he may attack those whom it holds in hatred, if he only be prudent he will inevitably become the tyrant of that city.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
If, at a moment when her whole life seemed to be breaking up, she could cheerfully commit its reconstruction to the Gormers, there was no reason why such accidents should ever strike her as irreparable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I shall commit my thoughts to paper, it is true; but that is a poor medium for the communication of feeling.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Any other sort of rising is bad; every violent step towards the rear is a revolt; to retreat is to commit a deed of violence against the human race.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
So I invented this injury in order that I might not commit a forgery, that I might not introduce a flaw into the marriage documents, in order that I might escape from signing.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Well, in short, actions that all, perhaps, commit; but which, as though purposely, occurred to me at the very time when I was most conscious that they ought not to be committed.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context
In France it is not uncustomary to commit suicide at this stage; in England we do much better, or much worse, as the case may be.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Only commit not thou thy verses to leaves, lest they fly disordered, the sport of rushing winds; thyself utter them, I beseech thee.