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My friend insisted upon my accompanying them in their expedition, which I was eager enough to do, for my curiosity and sympathy were deeply stirred by the story to which we had listened.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
At last, however, on a wild, tempestuous evening, when the wind screamed and rattled against the windows, he returned from his last expedition, and having removed his disguise he sat before the fire and laughed heartily in his silent inward fashion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They lay around in the shade, after breakfast, while Huck had a smoke, and then went off through the woods on an exploring expedition.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
That day Varenka came to dinner and told them that Anna Pavlovna had changed her mind and given up the expedition for the morrow.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As they drew near this more important marsh, the chief aim of their expedition, Levin could not help considering how he could get rid of Vassenka and be free in his movements.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre saw that Boris wished to change the subject, and being of the same mind he began explaining the advantages and disadvantages of the Boulogne expedition.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was pleasantly considering the probability of being promoted in a few days for his last reconnoitering expedition, and was awaiting Denisov, who had gone out somewhere and with whom he wanted a talk.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He sat awhile in the hut joyfully recalling the details of his expedition and vividly picturing to himself what would happen next day.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And by chance an escape from this dangerous position presents itself in the form of an aimless and senseless expedition to Africa.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Candide having been in the Bulgarian service, performed the military exercise before the general of this little army with so graceful an address, with so intrepid an air, and with such agility and expedition, that he was given the command of a company of foot.
It was such an early day that it came soon, even to me, who was in a fever of expectation, and half afraid that an earthquake or a fiery mountain, or some other great convulsion of nature, might interpose to stop the expedition.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context