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It shocked him to find in the outer world a trace of what he had deemed till then a brutish and individual malady of his own mind.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
You know a conjuror gets no credit when once he has explained his trick, and if I show you too much of my method of working, you will come to the conclusion that I am a very ordinary individual after all.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was dressed in the seedy frockcoat of the book merchant, but the rest of that individual lay in a pile of white hair and old books upon the table.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The conversation, at times general and at times between individuals, never paused, and towards the end the company was so lively that the men rose from the table, without stopping speaking, and even Alexey Alexandrovitch thawed.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
So he lived, not knowing and not seeing any chance of knowing what he was and what he was living for, and harassed at this lack of knowledge to such a point that he was afraid of suicide, and yet firmly laying down his own individual definite path in life.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Bagration was thanking the individual commanders and inquiring into details of the action and our losses.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There are two sides to the life of every man, his individual life, which is the more free the more abstract its interests, and his elemental hive life in which he inevitably obeys laws laid down for him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Only by taking infinitesimally small units for observation (the differential of history, that is, the individual tendencies of men) and attaining to the art of integrating them (that is, finding the sum of these infinitesimals) can we hope to arrive at the laws of history.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Such is the fate not of great men (grands hommes) whom the Russian mind does not acknowledge, but of those rare and always solitary individuals who, discerning the will of Providence, submit their personal will to it.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They described the activity of individuals who ruled the people, and regarded the activity of those men as representing the activity of the whole nation.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Ah, but she was not merely a twitcher of individual strings; she was one who seethes wandering bodies and floating voices in a cauldron, and makes rise up from its amorphous mass a recreated world.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context