Sentence in Classic:
It was not a dangerous exploit for he could always pretend that he had simply looked in to ask a question.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The animals had now reassembled in the wildest excitement, each recounting his own exploits in the battle at the top of his voice.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
The victorious huntsman rode off to join the field, and there, surrounded by inquiring sympathizers, recounted his exploits.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Her first exploit, which cost her immense effort and established her authority, was the packing of the carpets.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was highly delighted with what he saw and experienced in the army, but at the same time it always seemed to him that the really heroic exploits were being performed just where he did not happen to be.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Moreover, I should cause our local dvoriane to begin crying out in chorus that I am exploiting their extremities, their ruined position, for the purpose of acquiring land for under its value.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
About three weeks after this exploit, there arrived a solemn embassy from Blefuscu, with humble offers of a peace, which was soon concluded, upon conditions very advantageous to our emperor, wherewith I shall not trouble the reader.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
It was an admirable artistic exploit, rarely achieved by the best harpooneers of the present day; inasmuch as this Leviathan was slain at the very first dart.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Planchet, emboldened by the first exploit, sprang upon Lubin; and being strong and vigorous, he soon got him on the broad of his back, and placed his knee upon his breast.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
He is learned in old manorial and communal rights, and he applies his knowledge sometimes in favour of the villagers of Fernworthy and sometimes against them, so that he is periodically either carried in triumph down the village street or else burned in effigy, according to his latest exploit.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
It was, in fact, neither the moment nor the occasion for an Indian to boast of his exploits; and it is probably that, had Heyward neglected to inquire, not another syllable would, just then, have been uttered on the subject.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context