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Although Levin believed himself to have the most exact conceptions of domestic life, unconsciously, like all men, he pictured domestic life as the happiest enjoyment of love, with nothing to hinder and no petty cares to distract.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Some domestic serfs Pierre met, in reply to inquiries as to where the prince lived, pointed out a small newly built lodge close to the pond.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Princess Mary saw him walk out of the house in his uniform wearing all his orders and go down the garden to review his armed peasants and domestic serfs.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After this long conversation the old man ordered a coach and six sheep to be got ready, and twelve of his domestics to conduct the travellers to Court.
This unhappy boy, Miss Trotwood, has been the occasion of much domestic trouble and uneasiness; both during the lifetime of my late dear wife, and since.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
That, if Joe knew it, and at any subsequent period of our joint domestic life remarked that his beer was flat or thick, the conviction that he suspected Tar in it, would bring a rush of blood to my face.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
They all assumed to be mighty rakish and knowing, they were not very tidy in their private dresses, they were not at all orderly in their domestic arrangements, and the combined literature of the whole company would have produced but a poor letter on any subject.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
All that I am seeking to do is to purchase certain domestic products of yours, for the reason that I have certain Government contracts to fulfil.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Having spoken, then, in the foregoing Book of the various methods followed by the Romans in regulating the domestic affairs of their city, in this I shall speak of what was done by them to spread their Empire.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Small sounds carried far; domestic sounds out of the houses were clearly audible on either side of the roadway; and the rumour of the approach of any passenger preceded him by a long time.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Ethan had an idea that if she were to marry a man she was fond of the dormant instinct would wake, and her pies and biscuits become the pride of the county; but domesticity in the abstract did not interest her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context