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While he was still repeating the CONFITEOR amid the indulgent laughter of his hearers and while the scenes of that malignant episode were still passing sharply and swiftly before his mind he wondered why he bore no malice now to those who had tormented him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
So strange and so brief was the episode, that the watchers might have found it hard to believe it themselves or persuade other people of it, had it not been for the undeniable fact that the circlet of gold which marked her as having been a bride had disappeared.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But on the whole he felt glad the little episode had happened, for now he knew beyond all question that that bundle was not the bundle, and so his mind was at rest and exceedingly comfortable.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He narrated that episode so persistently and with so important an air that everyone believed in the merit and usefulness of his deed, and he had obtained two decorations for Austerlitz.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The French army melted away at the uniform rate of a mathematical progression; and that crossing of the Berezina about which so much has been written was only one intermediate stage in its destruction, and not at all the decisive episode of the campaign.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We went on our way up stairs after this episode; and, as we were going up, we met a gentleman groping his way down.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Now I shall learn something pleasant, I am sure; for it will tell me the other side of a true love episode of which I know one side already.
They had not met since their Sunday afternoon walk at Bellomont, and that episode was still so vivid to her that she could hardly believe him to be less conscious of it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The twins had been at home, freshly expelled from the University of Virginia, at the time the Troop was organized and they had joined enthusiastically; but after the shooting episode, two months ago, their mother had packed them off to the state university, with orders to stay there.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
There had already been more than one episode in their romance, though hardly begun; and the lover who had borne the name of Adolph in the first chapter had turned out to be Alphonse in the second, and Gustave in the third.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
There was, however, gradually evolved from its transformation scenes a less extravagant episode, in which the heath dimly appeared behind the general brilliancy of the action.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context