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He had opened a small shop on Glasnevin Road where, he flattered himself, his manners would ingratiate him with the housewives of the district.
It was damp, marshy ground, as is all that district, and there were marks of many feet, both upon the path and amid the short grass which bounded it on either side.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
On the south of the house is, as you perceive, a large district of arable land, cut up into small fields, with stone walls between them.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The district doctor, a talkative young medical student, who had just finished his studies, came to see her.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The answers were all based on official data furnished by governors and heads of churches, and founded on the reports of district magistrates and ecclesiastical superintendents, founded in their turn on the reports of parochial overseers and parish priests; and so all of these answers were unhesitating and certain.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Moreover, he lived in a district town, and he was longing to tell how one soldier had volunteered from his town, a drunkard and a thief whom no one would employ as a laborer.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And Prince Andrew, with others fatally wounded, was left to the care of the inhabitants of the district.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew had to see the Marshal of the Nobility for the district in connection with the affairs of the Ryazan estate of which he was trustee.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Bennigsen was a landlord in the Vilna province who appeared to be doing the honors of the district, but was in reality a good general, useful as an adviser and ready at hand to replace Barclay.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This was the Marshal of the Nobility of the district, who had come personally to point out to the princess the necessity for her prompt departure.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The famous flank movement merely consisted in this: after the advance of the French had ceased, the Russian army, which had been continually retreating straight back from the invaders, deviated from that direct course and, not finding itself pursued, was naturally drawn toward the district where supplies were abundant.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context