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Its finder has carried it off, therefore, to fulfil the ultimate destiny of a goose, while I continue to retain the hat of the unknown gentleman who lost his Christmas dinner.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
All that I am seeking to do is to purchase certain domestic products of yours, for the reason that I have certain Government contracts to fulfil.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
But afterwards, when he could not fulfil what he had promised, either from shame, or through fear of punishment, he poisoned himself.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
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
But on the day that was to fulfil my wishes and my destiny, she was melancholy, and a presentiment of evil pervaded her; and perhaps also she thought of the dreadful secret which I had promised to reveal to her on the following day.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Kennicott in feeling that wherever genuine poverty is encountered, it is not only noblesse oblige but a joy to fulfil our duty to the less fortunate ones.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
In terms of grateful acknowledgment for the kindness of his brother, though expressed most concisely, he then delivered on paper his perfect approbation of all that was done, and his willingness to fulfil the engagements that had been made for him.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
I clearly understand it now, and I will strictly fulfil my engagement by such acts of assistance and kindness to them as you have described.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
The more to make her fulfil her purpose and quit the light, she saw, when she laid her gifts on the altars alight with incense, awful to tell, the holy streams blacken, and the wine turn as it poured into ghastly blood.
As for the count, he just touched the dishes; he seemed to fulfil the duties of a host by sitting down with his guests, and awaited their departure to be served with some strange or more delicate food.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
One of the maids mentioning the Fairy Cave, quite turned her head with a desire to fulfil this project: she teased Mr.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context