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Huck was always willing to take a hand in any enterprise that offered entertainment and required no capital, for he had a troublesome superabundance of that sort of time which is not money.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Anna answered a few words, but not foreseeing any entertainment from the conversation, she asked Annushka to get a lamp, hooked it onto the arm of her seat, and took from her bag a paper knife and an English novel.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As to the theaters for the entertainment of the people and the troops, these did not meet with success either.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Never was there a better entertainment, and never was more wit shown at a table than that which fell from his Majesty.
To have all those noble Romans alive before me, and walking in and out for my entertainment, instead of being the stern taskmasters they had been at school, was a most novel and delightful effect.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
They had not enjoyed themselves a quarter so much, before the entertainment was brightened with the excitement he furnished.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
They gave as another reason for their defeat the extraordinary state of drouth to which they had been reduced by the dusty nature of their occupation and the reprehensible distance from the scene of their labours of any place of public entertainment.
The Welly Brys, after much debate, and anxious counsel with their newly acquired friends, had decided on the bold move of giving a general entertainment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The County had been devoid of any entertainment or social life ever since the Troop had gone away to war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
But it is impossible to express the satisfaction I received in my own mind, after such a manner as to make it a suitable entertainment to the reader.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
They could describe an entertainment with accuracy, relate an anecdote with humour, and laugh at their acquaintance with spirit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context