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But under this difficulty, as under all the other difficulties of my journey, I seemed to be sustained and led on by my fanciful picture of my mother in her youth, before I came into the world.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Bounderby does not do you the injustice, and does not do himself the injustice, of pretending to anything fanciful, fantastic, or (I am using synonymous terms) sentimental.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
It offended him both as a lawyer and as a lover of the sane and customary sides of life, to whom the fanciful was the immodest.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Her profuse hair, of a colour betwixt brown and flaxen, was arranged in a fanciful and graceful manner in numerous ringlets, to form which art had probably aided nature.
Albert had himself presided at the arrangement, or, rather, the symmetrical derangement, which, after coffee, the guests at a breakfast of modern days love to contemplate through the vapor that escapes from their mouths, and ascends in long and fanciful wreaths to the ceiling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
And, after all, you said something to me the day before yesterday that seemed to me at the time to be merely fanciful, but that I see now was absolutely true, and it holds the key to everything.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
The thing he had heard oftenest was that he might die at any moment and there had been numerous fanciful descriptions of a humped back and helpless limbs, given by people who had never seen him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Context
The bedstead, chairs, and lounges, were of bamboo, wrought in peculiarly graceful and fanciful patterns.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
The summer shone in full prime; and she took such a taste for this solitary rambling that she often contrived to remain out from breakfast till tea; and then the evenings were spent in recounting her fanciful tales.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context