1 A sense of isolation intensified the family tie, a sense of the weakness of their position, a sense of defencelessness, in spite of, or because of, the title and the land.
2 His isolation was a necessity to him; just as the appearance of conformity and mixing-in with the smart people was also a necessity.
3 And he lay there in his own isolation, but somehow proud.
4 But a pallor of isolation came over him, she was not really there for him.
5 He turned slowly, ponderingly, accepting again the isolation.
6 Stacks Gate, as seen from the highroad, was just a huge and gorgeous new hotel, the Coningsby Arms, standing red and white and gilt in barbarous isolation off the road.
7 Thus we see her in a strange state of isolation.
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8 The look suggested isolation, but it revealed something more.
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9 I look at them, and the only thought which comes to me is a feeling of their isolation and of the impunity with which crime may be committed there.
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10 And I accept this isolation of hatred, without hating any one myself.
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11 Hence the isolation of Monseigneur Bienvenu.
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12 That slumber in that isolation, and with a neighbor like himself, had about it something sublime, of which he was vaguely but imperiously conscious.
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13 And, withal, a life of privation, isolation, abnegation, chastity, with never a diversion.
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14 From hunger, cold, isolation, destitution.
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15 lived far from the Court; "a very mixed society," as she said, in a noble isolation, proud and poor.
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