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The professor had gone to the glass cases on the side wall, from a shelf of which he took down a set of coils, blew away the dust from many points and, bearing it carefully to the table, held a finger on it while he proceeded with his lecture.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The Freeman man had come in to say that he could not wait for the concert as he had to report the lecture which an American priest was giving in the Mansion House.
Sherlock Holmes had been silent all the morning, dipping continuously into the advertisement columns of a succession of papers until at last, having apparently given up his search, he had emerged in no very sweet temper to lecture me upon my literary shortcomings.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He began his lecture by a recapitulation of the history of chemistry and the various improvements made by different men of learning, pronouncing with fervour the names of the most distinguished discoverers.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She knew if Mammy saw the closed doors she would be scandalized and would lecture and grumble about it for days, but it would be still worse if Mammy should overhear this discussion of drinking, especially in light of the missing brandy bottle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The patience and the humility of the face she loved so well was a better lesson to Jo than the wisest lecture, the sharpest reproof.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
I leave him entirely to your mercy, and when he has got you at Everingham, I do not care how much you lecture him.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Thomasin was so surprised by the explanation that she quite forgot to lecture the girl, who glided silently away.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Her unhappy father is, I am glad to say, under the impression that she is attending a more than usually lengthy lecture by the University Extension Scheme on the Influence of a permanent income on Thought.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Context
To Heyward this was a moment of feverish and impatient suspense; though the scout saw fit to select it as a fit occasion to read a lecture to his more youthful associates on the art of using firearms with discretion.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
I very soon began receiving all kinds of propositions from lecture bureaus, and editors of magazines and papers, to take the lecture platform, and to write articles.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context