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When the curtain fell on the last scene he heard the void filled with applause and, through a rift in a side scene, saw the simple body before which he had acted magically deformed, the void of faces breaking at all points and falling asunder into busy groups.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
As I did so I struck against an elderly, deformed man, who had been behind me, and I knocked down several books which he was carrying.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They were, namely, casts of female friends, whose bodily or mental deformities were here most faithfully preserved.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
The villainy of mankind presented itself before his imagination in all its deformity, and his mind was filled with gloomy ideas.
Only on one point, were they agreed; and that was the haunting sense of unexpressed deformity with which the fugitive impressed his beholders.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
A flash of lightning illuminated the object, and discovered its shape plainly to me; its gigantic stature, and the deformity of its aspect more hideous than belongs to humanity, instantly informed me that it was the wretch, the filthy daemon, to whom I had given life.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
For I have always borne that laudable partiality to my own country, which Dionysius Halicarnassensis, with so much justice, recommends to an historian: I would hide the frailties and deformities of my political mother, and place her virtues and beauties in the most advantageous light.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Besides the usual deformities in extreme old age, they acquired an additional ghastliness, in proportion to their number of years, which is not to be described; and among half a dozen, I soon distinguished which was the eldest, although there was not above a century or two between them.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
There was nothing in the field or on the hill except a deformed tree, which writhed and shivered a few paces distant from the wayfarer.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The first was, that he now had a horror of that house, where he had beheld, so close at hand, and in its most repulsive and most ferocious development, a social deformity which is, perhaps, even more terrible than the wicked rich man, the wicked poor man.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Nor was it his unwonted magnitude, nor his remarkable hue, nor yet his deformed lower jaw, that so much invested the whale with natural terror, as that unexampled, intelligent malignity which, according to specific accounts, he had over and over again evinced in his assaults.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context