1 In the case of Lucy Ferrier the occasion was serious enough in itself, apart from its future influence on her destiny and that of many besides.
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2 He had SEEMED to oppose the windmill, simply as a manoeuvre to get rid of Snowball, who was a dangerous character and a bad influence.
3 It seemed to them as though Snowball were some kind of invisible influence, pervading the air about them and menacing them with all kinds of dangers.
4 In this character, it was frequently his fortune to be the last reputable acquaintance and the last good influence in the lives of down-going men.
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5 Now that that evil influence had been withdrawn, a new life began for Dr. Jekyll.
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6 About a week has passed, and I am now finishing this statement under the influence of the last of the old powders.
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7 But I must go, you know, whether I like it or not; and I had better go where I can take with me some advantage of your influence, than where I should lose it altogether.
8 No graceful little adornment, no fanciful little device, however trivial, anywhere expressed her influence.
9 It certainly did seem that the whelp yielded to this influence.
10 Heaven in ire has driven him from his country, but industry has opened to him the only road to power and to influence, which oppression has left unbarred.
11 Under Mrs Bolton's influence, Clifford began to take a new interest in the mines.
12 But under Mrs Bolton's influence, Clifford was tempted to enter this other fight, to capture the bitch-goddess by brute means of industrial production.
13 Connie attributed it to Mrs Bolton's influence upon him, just at the crisis in his life.
14 I do not wish to influence Mr. Rushworth," he continued; "but, had I a place to new fashion, I should not put myself into the hands of an improver.
15 When they came within the influence of Sotherton associations, it was better for Miss Bertram, who might be said to have two strings to her bow.