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On the extreme verge of the horizon lie a long chain of mountain peaks, with their rugged summits flecked with snow.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I understand that this gentleman, your friend, is a man of honour and discretion, whom I may trust with a matter of the most extreme importance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Now, look here, Captain Crocker, this is a very serious matter, though I am willing to admit that you acted under the most extreme provocation to which any man could be subjected.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Stepan Arkadyevitch took in and read a liberal paper, not an extreme one, but one advocating the views held by the majority.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Misfortunes never come singly, and the affairs of the reorganization of the native tribes, and of the irrigation of the lands of the Zaraisky province, had brought such official worries upon Alexey Alexandrovitch that he had been of late in a continual condition of extreme irritability.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I will confess to you, dear Mary, that in spite of his extreme youth his departure for the army was a great grief to me.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The second party was directly opposed to the first; one extreme, as always happens, was met by representatives of the other.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Here, at the extreme left flank, Bennigsen talked a great deal and with much heat, and, as it seemed to Pierre, gave orders of great military importance.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In 1812 it reaches its extreme limit, Moscow, and then, with remarkable symmetry, a countermovement occurs from east to west, attracting to it, as the first movement had done, the nations of middle Europe.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He adds, hiding an uneasy conscience with a judicial air] Except perhaps in a moment of extreme and justifiable excitement.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
This speech having raised extreme curiosity in the minds of Cunegonde and Candide, the old woman spoke to them as follows.