1 Of himself, however, the traveller had spoken little; or, if he had spoken at any length, he had done so in a general sort of way and with marked modesty.
2 Nevertheless, said Chichikov, the general equity of this measure did not obviate a certain amount of annoyance to landowners, since it forced them to pay upon a non-living article the tax due upon a living.
3 Consequently, the ceremony being over, there was a general reaching for hats and caps.
4 Such were the unfavourable comments which Chichikov passed upon balls in general.
5 Finally, he delivered on Chichikov, with acutely-knitted brows, a eulogy couched in the most charming of terms, and coupled with sundry sentiments on the subject of friendship and affection in general.
6 The debate in question, it was proposed, should be held at the residence of the Chief of Police, who is known to our readers as the father and the general benefactor of the town.
7 In general, we Russians do not make a good show at representative assemblies, for the reason that, unless there be in authority a leading spirit to control the rest, the affair always develops into confusion.
8 Ten versts away there lived the general whom we have heard expressing himself in highly uncomplimentary terms concerning Tientietnikov.
9 Lastly, as he inspected the library and dilated on books in general, he contrived an opportunity to observe that literature safeguarded a man from a tendency to waste his time.
10 God give you good health and the rank of a general, while we will be content to look on and admire, worthy.
11 She used suddenly to go abroad, and suddenly return to Russia, and led an eccentric life in general.
12 He made haste to be the first to offer his hand to Arkady and Bazarov, as though understanding beforehand that they did not want his blessing, and he behaved himself in general without constraint.
13 Even the servants were infected by the general gaiety.
14 No, not a general, but every bit as good as a general, I tell you.
15 Yes, he's a general, only the other way round.