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In his hand he held a long, legal document which he was reading in an indolent fashion, blowing rings of tobacco smoke from his lips as he did so.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In his own case, Alexey Alexandrovitch saw that a legal divorce, that is to say, one in which only the guilty wife would be repudiated, was impossible of attainment.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Alexey Alexandrovitch was in principle in favor of the publicity of legal proceedings, though for some higher official considerations he disliked the application of the principle in Russia, and disapproved of it, as far as he could disapprove of anything instituted by authority of the Emperor.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With regard to legal matters, immediately after the fires he gave orders to find and execute the incendiaries.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Micawber was at any particularly desperate crisis, he used a sort of legal phraseology, which he seemed to think equivalent to winding up his affairs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The book itself had the appearance of having been stolen from some court of justice, and perhaps his knowledge of its antecedents, combined with his own experience in that wise, gave him a reliance on its powers as a sort of legal spell or charm.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
As to resorting to any legal adviser, even if she had known how to do so, it was scarcely to be thought of, for the same reason.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Did the company touch upon a prosecution which had recently been carried out by the Excise Department, instantly he showed that he too was not wholly unacquainted with legal affairs.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Last evening when the Count came from his room he began by asking me questions on legal matters and on the doing of certain kinds of business.
And should this happen, she had no legal rights, no legal redress, except those same drumhead courts of which Tony had spoken so bitterly, those military courts with their arbitrary powers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.