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Then she would open it at the place where Jip had made it illegible last night, and call Jip up, to look at his misdeeds.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
It had remained fitted with its old furniture, was always for sale or to let, and the ten or a dozen people who passed through the Rue Plumet were warned of the fact by a yellow and illegible bit of writing which had hung on the garden wall since 1819.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
I have done nothing actionable from the first, but as long as you keep that door locked you lay yourself open to an action for assault and illegal constraint.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Napoleon Bonaparte was despised by all as long as he was great, but now that he has become a wretched comedian the Emperor Francis wants to offer him his daughter in an illegal marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A rumor immediately spread in Petersburg, not that Helene wanted to be divorced from her husband (had such a report spread many would have opposed so illegal an intention) but simply that the unfortunate and interesting Helene was in doubt which of the two men she should marry.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
True, it is illegal to buy or mortgage peasants without land, but I can easily pretend to be buying them only for transferment elsewhere.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The state treasurer, a Republican but an honest man, protested against the illegal issues and refused to sign them, but he and others who sought to check the abuses could do nothing against the tide that was running.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.