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The awe which these reflections inspired was attested by the impressive silence and the ranks of staring eyes.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
It was impressive, to the nurses, the way an old boy of his age could still bawl and make a brute like that obey him.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
I do not think that the best embodiment of chivalry, the realization of the handsomest and most romantic figure ever imagined by painter, could have said this, with a more impressive and affecting dignity than the plain old Doctor did.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
As we neared home, Joe vaguely acknowledging the occasion as an impressive and ceremonious one, went on ahead to open the front door.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The visitor having strolled to the window, and being then engaged in looking carelessly out, was as unmoved by this impressive entry as man could possibly be.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
With this view he gave a kick at the outside, by way of prelude; and, then, applying his mouth to the keyhole, said, in a deep and impressive tone:.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
His accounts revealed merely what the means had been; and these were such that it was fortunate for his wife and daughter that his books were examined only after his impressive funeral.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
Gryce had a kind of impersonal benevolence: cases of individual need she regarded with suspicion, but she subscribed to Institutions when their annual reports showed an impressive surplus.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The sound of a light carriage on springs, that sound which is peculiarly impressive in the wilds of the country, suddenly struck upon his hearing.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
They would have been even more impressive, those heads on the stakes, if their faces had not been turned to the house.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Nevertheless he was just as carefully dressed as ever, by his expensive tailors, and he wore the careful Bond Street neckties just as before, and from the top he looked just as smart and impressive as ever.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context