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I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If you would come and see us, any afternoon, and take a cup of tea at our lowly dwelling, mother would be as proud of your company as I should be.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
That the mother and father, unknown to one another, were dwelling within so many miles, furlongs, yards if you like, of one another.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Bounderby piloted the new acquaintance who so strongly contrasted with him, to the private red brick dwelling, with the black outside shutters, the green inside blinds, and the black street door up the two white steps.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
There was no other dwelling near, in that direction; and the prospect it commanded was very extensive.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Again, since leagues govern through general councils, they must needs be slower in resolving than a nation dwelling within one frontier.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She followed in imagination the career of other beauties, pointing out to her daughter what might be achieved through such a gift, and dwelling on the awful warning of those who, in spite of it, had failed to get what they wanted: to Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She had left not only that graceful dwelling but also the entire civilization that was behind the building of it, and she found herself in a world that was as strange and different as if she had crossed a continent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Rebecca lost no time in causing the patient to be transported to their temporary dwelling, and proceeded with her own hands to examine and to bind up his wounds.
Altogether, this dwelling, which was attended to by the two women, was exquisitely clean from top to bottom.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context