1 However, since you absolutely wish to depart, I shall give orders to my engineers to construct a machine that will convey you very safely.
2 At once he gave directions that his engineers should construct a machine to hoist up these two extraordinary men out of the kingdom.
3 He approached the hut; its door consisted of a very low and narrow aperture, and it resembled those buildings which road-laborers construct for themselves along the roads.
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4 All these groups seem to the passing and thoughtful observer so many sombre hives where buzzing spirits construct in concert all sorts of dark edifices.
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5 Like wild birds, he had chosen this desert place to construct his nest.
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6 With Cosette's garter, Homer would construct the Iliad.
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7 I quickly destroyed part of my sledge to construct oars, and by these means was enabled, with infinite fatigue, to move my ice raft in the direction of your ship.
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8 "It would be a hard task, though, to construct a machine from your description, Anna Arkadyevna," Sviazhsky said jestingly.
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9 Carol joined them; she ducked shrieking small boys, and helped babies construct sand-basins for unfortunate minnows.
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10 On this hint, attempts have been made to construct elaborate migratory charts of the sperm whale.
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11 The cannon were fired, and at night the patrol found him hidden under the keel of a vessel in process of construction; he resisted the galley guards who seized him.
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12 The vessels in process of construction are under a bell-glass there, as it were.
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13 Beneath the social construction, that complicated marvel of a structure, there are excavations of all sorts.
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14 There was no paper pasted on the wall, either on the side of the Jondrettes or on that of Marius; the coarse construction was visible in its nakedness.
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15 Since they had arrived at Corinthe, and had begun the construction of the barricade, no attention had been paid to Father Mabeuf.
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