1 Neither did he appear to have pursued any course of reading which might fit him for a degree in science or any other recognized portal which would give him an entrance into the learned world.
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2 By the autumn almost every animal on the farm was literate in some degree.
3 Mr. Harthouse professed himself in the highest degree instructed and refreshed, by this condensed epitome of the whole Coketown question.
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4 His countenance was therefore fully displayed, and its expression was calculated to impress a degree of awe, if not of fear, upon strangers.
5 A narrow space, betwixt these galleries and the lists, gave accommodation for yeomanry and spectators of a better degree than the mere vulgar, and might be compared to the pit of a theatre.
6 These were calculated in some degree to abate the dangers of the day; a precaution the more necessary, as the conflict was to be maintained with sharp swords and pointed lances.
7 Gurth's heart swelled within him; for he felt this meditated slaughter of his faithful adherent in a degree much deeper than the harsh treatment he had himself received.
8 The summons, however, seemed of importance, for a considerable degree of bustle instantly took place in the castle.
9 An effort to draw aside the curtain of his couch was in some degree successful, although rendered difficult by the pain of his wound.
10 Look forth again, Rebecca," said Ivanhoe, mistaking the cause of her retiring; "the archery must in some degree have ceased, since they are now fighting hand to hand.
11 She herself, richly attired, and mounted on a dark chestnut palfrey, had recovered all the dignity of her manner, and only an unwonted degree of paleness showed the sufferings she had undergone.
12 In fact everything was a little ridiculous, or very ridiculous: certainly everything connected with authority, whether it were in the army or the government or the universities, was ridiculous to a degree.
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13 One doubts if they exist to any startling degree even is oneself.
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14 I should wish to see them very good friends, and would, on no account, authorise in my girls the smallest degree of arrogance towards their relation; but still they cannot be equals.
15 I would rather have an inferior degree of beauty, of my own choice, and acquired progressively.