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In hell, on the contrary, one torment, instead of counteracting another, lends it still greater force: and, moreover, as the internal faculties are more perfect than the external senses, so are they more capable of suffering.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He had left him, as often happens, only the external faculty of memory, that points out each step one has to take, one after the other.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was religious, had never doubted the truths of religion, but his external unbelief did not affect her in the least.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He remembered the club, the external details of its arrangement, but he had completely forgotten the impression it had made on him in old days.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the third category he included those Brothers (the majority) who saw nothing in Freemasonry but the external forms and ceremonies, and prized the strict performance of these forms without troubling about their purport or significance.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All historians agree that the external activity of states and nations in their conflicts with one another is expressed in wars, and that as a direct result of greater or less success in war the political strength of states and nations increases or decreases.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She did these things not under any external impulse as people in the full vigor of life do, when behind the purpose for which they strive that of exercising their functions remains unnoticed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Maylie was ever ready and collected: performing all the duties which had devolved upon her, steadily, and, to all external appearances, even cheerfully.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In passing it may be remarked that neither corridors nor rooms evinced any of that cleanliness and purity which marked the exterior of the building, for such attributes were not troubled about within, and anything that was dirty remained so, and donned no meritricious, purely external, disguise.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It is necessary then, as I have said already, that where men dwell together in a regulated society, they be often reminded of those ordinances in conformity with which they ought to live, either by something inherent in these, or else by some external accident.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
He was aware that the qualities distinguishing her from the herd of her sex were chiefly external: as though a fine glaze of beauty and fastidiousness had been applied to vulgar clay.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context