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And the more he worked in this cause, the more incontestable it seemed to him that it was a cause destined to assume vast dimensions, to create an epoch.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Omer, in compliance with his request; and after showing me a roll of cloth which he said was extra super, and too good mourning for anything short of parents, he took my various dimensions, and put them down in a book.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Rosedale, who was slipping through the crowd with an air half obsequious, half obtrusive, as though, the moment his presence was recognized, it would swell to the dimensions of the room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Rather surprised, I said Yes, when he produced a thing like calipers and got the dimensions back and front and every way, taking notes carefully.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
A considerable open space, in the midst of this glade, seemed formerly to have been dedicated to the rites of Druidical superstition; for, on the summit of a hillock, so regular as to seem artificial, there still remained part of a circle of rough unhewn stones, of large dimensions.
The scandal of the truant wife, instead of dying down, has reverberated to greater and greater dimensions.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
This edifice had, for its intestinal tube, a long corridor, on which opened to right and left sorts of compartments of varied dimensions which were inhabitable under stress of circumstances, and rather more like stalls than cells.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
He also seized a large square coffer, of the dimensions of a large valise, which was concealed under his soiled linen.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
France has her relapses into materialism, and, at certain instants, the ideas which obstruct that sublime brain have no longer anything which recalls French greatness and are of the dimensions of a Missouri or a South Carolina.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Carol was touched by his efforts to enjoy picture galleries, and the dogged way in which he accumulated dates and dimensions when they followed monkish guides through missions.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
At last it was agreed that they should endeavour to determine the dimensions of the wood by walking a little more about it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context