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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
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
At present I am, as you know, fairly busy, but I propose to devote my declining years to the composition of a textbook, which shall focus the whole art of detection into one volume.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She would never know freedom in love, but would remain forever a guilty wife, with the menace of detection hanging over her at every instant; deceiving her husband for the sake of a shameful connection with a man living apart and away from her, whose life she could never share.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The certainty of immediate detection if he fired, flashed across his mind even in the midst of his fury; and he beat it twice with all the force he could summon, upon the upturned face that almost touched his own.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In a trice the tchinovniks concerned appraised his spirit and character; with the result that the entire sphere over which he ruled became an agency for the detection of irregularities.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
All the blame of this should have fallen upon Jo, for her naughty imitation had been too lifelike to escape detection, and the frolicsome Lambs had permitted the joke to escape.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She had a few tender reveries now and then, which he could sometimes take advantage of to look in her face without detection; and the result of these looks was, that though as bewitching as ever, her face was less blooming than it ought to be.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Ignorant as you previously were of everything concerning either, detection could not be in your power, and suspicion certainly not in your inclination.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
The detection of types is one of the most elementary branches of knowledge to the special expert in crime, though I confess that once when I was very young I confused the Leeds Mercury with the Western Morning News.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context