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During this process all those elements which he deemed common and insignificant fell out of the scene.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Neither of them had time to speak, however, before there was a tap at the door, and the spokesman of the street Arabs, young Wiggins, introduced his insignificant and unsavoury person.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Any remark, the most insignificant, that showed that the critic saw even the tiniest part of what he saw in the picture, agitated him to the depths of his soul.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After the anecdote the conversation broke up into insignificant small talk about the last and next balls, about theatricals, and who would meet whom, and when and where.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To Bolkonski so many people appeared contemptible and insignificant creatures, and he so longed to find in someone the living ideal of that perfection toward which he strove, that he readily believed that in Speranski he had found this ideal of a perfectly rational and virtuous man.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The ship moves independently with its own enormous motion, the boat hook no longer reaches the moving vessel, and suddenly the administrator, instead of appearing a ruler and a source of power, becomes an insignificant, useless, feeble man.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They were for the most part quite insignificant trifles, but did not seem so to the mother or to the father either, now that he read this diary about his children for the first time.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He is a cheerful, excitable, insignificant, unpolished man of about 50, naturally unambitious except as to his income and his importance in local society, but just now greatly pleased with the military rank which the war has thrust on him as a man of consequence in his town.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
One of these ways was that taken by Tullus and Metius, when each staked the existence of his country and the credit of his army on the valour and good fortune of three only of his soldiers, that being an utterly insignificant fraction of the force at his disposal.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
No insect hangs its nest on threads as frail as those which will sustain the weight of human vanity; and the sense of being of importance among the insignificant was enough to restore to Miss Bart the gratifying consciousness of power.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The four hours were spent in insignificant discussion of one thing and another; Anna Sergyevna both listened and spoke without a smile.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context