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But since we see that he has broken the elastic and has not troubled to replace it, it is obvious that he has less foresight now than formerly, which is a distinct proof of a weakening nature.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I could not find anything in the nature of a distinct impression, but the grass was trodden down, and someone had undoubtedly passed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
For some time, now, the boys had been dully conscious of a peculiar sound in the distance, just as one sometimes is of the ticking of a clock which he takes no distinct note of.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
She knew that in politics, in philosophy, in theology, Alexey Alexandrovitch often had doubts, and made investigations; but on questions of art and poetry, and, above all, of music, of which he was totally devoid of understanding, he had the most distinct and decided opinions.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A young deacon, whose long back showed in two distinct halves through his thin undercassock, met him, and at once going to a little table at the wall read the exhortation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Evidently accustomed to managing debates and to maintaining an argument, he began in low but distinct tones:.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre did not understand what his benefactor was saying, but he knew (the categories of thoughts were also quite distinct in his dream) that he was talking of goodness and the possibility of being what they were.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Though I quite understood that the purpose of this announcement was to get rid of me, I have no distinct remembrance whether it pleased or frightened me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
In a word, I saw in this Miss Havisham as I had her then and there before my eyes, and always had had her before my eyes; and I saw in this, the distinct shadow of the darkened and unhealthy house in which her life was hidden from the sun.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Grimwig lifted up his head, and converting one of the hind legs of his chair into a pivot, described three distinct circles with the assistance of his stick and the table; sitting in it all the time.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context