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To his wife he no longer counted: he had become extinct when he ceased to fulfil his purpose, and she sat at his side with the provisional air of a traveller who waits for a belated train to start.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
This woman must have loved this man, to all appearance, judging from the amount of love within her; but probably, in the daily and reciprocal reproaches of the horrible distress which weighed on the whole group, this had become extinct.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Cosette was the only scion of an extinct family; Cosette was not his own daughter, but the daughter of the other Fauchelevent.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
But by far the most wonderful of all Cetacean relics was the almost complete vast skeleton of an extinct monster, found in the year 1842, on the plantation of Judge Creagh, in Alabama.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He was one of a class rapidly becoming extinct in Wessex, filling at present in the rural world the place which, during the last century, the dodo occupied in the world of animals.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Edmond waited till life seemed extinct in the body of his friend, then, taking up the knife, he with difficulty forced open the closely fixed jaws, carefully administered the appointed number of drops, and anxiously awaited the result.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Felton, as pale as death, remained some instants with his ear bent and listening; then, when the sound was quite extinct, he breathed like a man awaking from a dream, and rushed out of the apartment.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
It was evident that the fiery temper of the Baskervilles was not extinct in this their last representative.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
I recognized by the oblique feet that it was some extinct creature after the fashion of the Megatherium.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
He took his knife and fork, and was going to commence eating, when the inclination appeared to become suddenly extinct.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context