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All of a sudden he heaves all the tea in Boston Harbor overboard, and whacks out a declaration of independence, and dares them to come on.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
They compose an ardent epistle, a declaration in fact, and they carry the letter upstairs themselves, so as to elucidate whatever might appear not perfectly intelligible in the letter.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There is no question here of a declaration of war, but simply the expression of a human Christian feeling.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The countess, who had long noticed what was going on between them and was expecting this declaration, listened to him in silence and then told her son that he might marry whom he pleased, but that neither she nor his father would give their blessing to such a marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Gummidge said she felt it more than we did, and shed tears again, and made that former declaration with great bitterness.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Which was, I suppose, as false a declaration as ever was made; for I was inwardly crying for her then, and I know what I know of the pain she cost me afterwards.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
She received this abrupt declaration in a way even stranger than the manner of its making: she dropped her face on her hands and he saw that for a moment she wept.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
This open bold declaration of mine was so opposite to the schemes and politics of his imperial majesty, that he could never forgive me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Waldemar Fitzurse, his able and politic agent, was at secret work among them, tempering all to that pitch of courage which was necessary in making an open declaration of their purpose.
In America, as everyone knows, girls early sign the declaration of independence, and enjoy their freedom with republican zest, but the young matrons usually abdicate with the first heir to the throne and go into a seclusion almost as close as a French nunnery, though by no means as quiet.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
His father very much wished him to meet Captain Wentworth, and there being no sufficient reason against it, he ought to go; and it ended in his making a bold, public declaration, when he came in from shooting, of his meaning to dress directly, and dine at the other house.