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It was only when Anna had left his house, and the English governess sent to ask him whether she should dine with him or separately, that for the first time he clearly comprehended his position, and was appalled by it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He liked to dine and drink well, and though he considered it immoral and humiliating could not resist the temptations of the bachelor circles in which he moved.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But, to his surprise, Balashev received, through Duroc, an invitation to dine with the Emperor that day.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
You doubtless have not the money of the country; but it is not necessary to have any money at all to dine in this house.
When I took my leave of them, they both pressed me so much to come and dine before they went away, that I could not refuse.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He was altogether too unsettled in his mind over it, to appreciate it comfortably I thought, or to have anybody to dine with him, without making a chop with his jaws at the visitor.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
You have done well to dine beforehand, for not so much as a fowl is left in the place, so dire are the extremities to which you see me reduced.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Trenor, who announced that she was coming to town that afternoon for a flying visit, and hoped Miss Bart would be able to dine with her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I had the honour to dine with the governor, where a new set of ghosts served up the meat, and waited at table.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
He retraced his steps, he called, he did not find them; he reflected that they must already be far away, put the package in his pocket, and went off to dine.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Fauchelevent told me to say to you, sir, that he was suffering, his injured hand was paining him somewhat, and that he could not dine with Monsieur le Baron and Madame la Baronne.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context