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In a thousand ways he smoothed for me the path of knowledge and made the most abstruse inquiries clear and facile to my apprehension.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
He invented a facile excuse, and having taken the vacant seat next to her, looked round to see who was there.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
The prince had traveled a great deal, and considered one of the chief advantages of modern facilities of communication was the accessibility of the pleasures of all nations.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And so, simply and easily, thanks to the facilities of town life, Levin settled a question which, in the country, would have called for so much personal trouble and exertion, and going out onto the steps, he called a sledge, sat down, and drove to Nikitsky.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A lady so decorous in herself, and so highly connected, was not to be suspected of dropping over the banisters or sliding down them, yet her extraordinary facility of locomotion suggested the wild idea.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
And there can be no more effectual means for checking calumny than by affording ample facilities for impeachment, which is as useful in a commonwealth as the other is pernicious.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The owner gave him a paper telling the Captain to give him every facility in doing whatever he chose on board the ship, and also a similar authorisation to his agent at Varna.
His own, at the moment, lent it a festive readiness of welcome that might well, in a disenchanted eye, have turned to paint and facility.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context