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Crossing a road they descended a steep incline and saw several men lying on the ground; they also met a crowd of soldiers some of whom were unwounded.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Rostov and Ilyin gave rein to their horses for a last race along the incline before reaching Bogucharovo, and Rostov, outstripping Ilyin, was the first to gallop into the village street.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He ascended an incline, stopped, looked about him, and advanced to where the screen of trees was less dense.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To right and left did he incline his head in the sidelong, yet unconstrained, manner that was his wont and never failed to charm the beholder.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It was built by slave labor, a clumsy sprawling building that crowned the rise of ground overlooking the green incline of pasture land running down to the river; and it pleased Gerald greatly, for, even when new, it wore a look of mellowed years.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Uncommonly conscientious for a seaman, and endued with a deep natural reverence, the wild watery loneliness of his life did therefore strongly incline him to superstition; but to that sort of superstition, which in some organizations seems rather to spring, somehow, from intelligence than from ignorance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
In addition to the upward path through the heath to Rainbarrow and Mistover, there was a road which branched from the highway a short distance below the inn, and ascended to Mistover by a circuitous and easy incline.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
On thee, on thee the Latins turn their gazing eyes; King Latinus himself mutters in doubt, whom he is to call his sons, to whom he shall incline in union.
On the whole I incline to the latter view, since the matter was evidently important, and it is unlikely that the composer of such a letter would be careless.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
On an incline over which a road wound he saw wild and desperate rushes of men perpetually backward and forward in riotous surges.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
But through a natural infirmity of the flesh, which I will explain to you in a moment, we incline to overlook this fact.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context