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He leaned back in his chair, inclining his ear like that of a confessor to the face of the medical student who was reading to him a problem from the chess page of a journal.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
While the conversation turned on this subject, and was only for a moment interrupted by the arrival of a journal that contained nothing worth reading, we will just step out into the antechamber, where cloaks, mackintoshes, sticks, umbrellas, and shoes, were deposited.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Trying not to make a noise, they walked into the dark reading room, where under the shaded lamps there sat a young man with a wrathful countenance, turning over one journal after another, and a bald general buried in a book.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Miss Mills, for the more exact discharge of the duties of friendship, kept a journal; and she used to meet me sometimes, on the Common, and read it, or (if she had not time to do that) lend it to me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He and I sometimes write letters in shorthand, and he is keeping a stenographic journal of his travels abroad.
He discovered Trenor, in his day clothes, sitting, with a tall glass at his elbow, behind the folds of a sporting journal.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
There is a story that some one recently gave him a beating; but he was avenged upon him; in an obscure little article, hidden in an obscure little journal, he has hinted that the man who beat him was a coward.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
I shall continue my journal concerning the stranger at intervals, should I have any fresh incidents to record.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
I know very well, how little reputation is to be got by writings which require neither genius nor learning, nor indeed any other talent, except a good memory, or an exact journal.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Franz anticipated his wishes by saying that the noise fatigued him, and that he should pass the next day in writing and looking over his journal.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context