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He was conscious of failure and of detection, of the squalor of his own mind and home, and felt against his neck the raw edge of his turned and jagged collar.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I liked better some American detective stories which were traversed from time to time by unkempt fierce and beautiful girls.
No man lives or has ever lived who has brought the same amount of study and of natural talent to the detection of crime which I have done.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There is no doubt that you have detected and defeated in the most complete manner one of the most determined attempts at bank robbery that have ever come within my experience.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Holmes had recovered his equanimity, though I still seemed to detect gleams of amusement in his expression.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
This time he thought he could detect colicky symptoms, and he began to encourage them with considerable hope.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
And indeed, no sooner had he uttered these words, when all at once, like the sun going behind a cloud, her face lost all its friendliness, and Levin detected the familiar change in her expression that denoted the working of thought; a crease showed on her smooth brow.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When they reached a little marsh Levin would have driven by, but Stepan Arkadyevitch, with the experienced eye of a sportsman, at once detected reeds visible from the road.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The general and colonel looked sternly and significantly at one another like two fighting cocks preparing for battle, each vainly trying to detect signs of cowardice in the other.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I should not have been averse to do so, but that I imagined I detected trouble, and calculation relative to the extent of the cold meat, in Mrs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I fancied that I could detect in his manner a consciousness of this, and a purpose of always holding her in suspense.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context