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Down they went, feeling a trifle timid, for they seldom went to parties, and informal as this little gathering was, it was an event to them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
He proposed an informal exhibition match to advertise the association; he suggested that Carol and himself, the Haydocks, the Woodfords, and the Dillons play doubles, and that the association be formed from the gathered enthusiasts.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Anywhere else in Chicago he would have stood a good chance of being arrested; but the policemen in Packingtown were apparently used to these informal movings, and contented themselves with a cursory examination now and then.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
Watkins, and hustled off to a small informal reception, arranged in honour of the visitor by the people of his race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
Surely no man would work so hard or attain such precise information unless he had some definite end in view.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
For many years he had adopted a system of docketing all paragraphs concerning men and things, so that it was difficult to name a subject or a person on which he could not at once furnish information.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
With a resigned air and a somewhat weary smile, Holmes begged the beautiful intruder to take a seat, and to inform us what it was that was troubling her.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context