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Yet his zeal for certain studies was remarkable, and within eccentric limits his knowledge was so extraordinarily ample and minute that his observations have fairly astounded me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Indeed, from the direction of the Metropolitan Station no one was coming save the single gentleman whose eccentric conduct had drawn my attention.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Of Bolkonski, nothing was said, and only those who knew him intimately regretted that he had died so young, leaving a pregnant wife with his eccentric father.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Put the case that, at the same time he held a trust to find a child for an eccentric rich lady to adopt and bring up.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Gradgrind was for ever working, in print and out of print, at this eccentric sum, and he never could make out how it yielded this unaccountable product.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Browlow was no less surprised, although his astonishment was not expressed in the same eccentric manner.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
As she crossed the square, she saw a great many people collected around a carriage of eccentric shape, upon the top of which stood a man dressed in red, who was holding forth.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
All these young, maniacal, puny, merry incoherences lived in harmony together, and the result was an eccentric and agreeable being whom his comrades, who were prodigal of winged consonants, called Jolllly.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
There was nothing of presumption or folly in Bingley that could provoke his ridicule, or disgust him into silence; and he was more communicative, and less eccentric, than the other had ever seen him.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
He thought several times of the project the count had of visiting Paris; and he had no doubt but that, with his eccentric character, his characteristic face, and his colossal fortune, he would produce a great effect there.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context