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Men leave their customary pursuits, hasten from one side of Europe to the other, plunder and slaughter one another, triumph and are plunged in despair, and for some years the whole course of life is altered and presents an intensive movement which first increases and then slackens.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As, at the command of God, the fire of the Babylonian furnace lost its heat but not its light, so, at the command of God, the fire of hell, while retaining the intensity of its heat, burns eternally in darkness.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Horner, who had shown signs of intense emotion during the proceedings, fainted away at the conclusion and was carried out of court.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Again in the utter silence I heard that thin, sibilant note which spoke of intense suppressed excitement.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Tom soon found himself tormented with a desire to drink and swear; the desire grew to be so intense that nothing but the hope of a chance to display himself in his red sash kept him from withdrawing from the order.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
His tail had grown rigid and twitched sharply from side to side, a sign in him of intense mental activity.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Vronsky had put his name down, bought a thoroughbred English mare, and in spite of his love affair, he was looking forward to the races with intense, though reserved, excitement.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Levin was in a continual state of awkwardness and discomfort, but the intensity of his happiness went on all the while increasing.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But still the minutes passed by and the hours, and still hours more, and his misery and horror grew and were more and more intense.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This short man nodded to Dolgorukov as to an intimate friend and stared at Prince Andrew with cool intensity, walking straight toward him and evidently expecting him to bow or to step out of his way.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context