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Over the fireplace was a magnificent trophy of weapons, one of which had been used on that tragic night.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
One hall was more magnificent than the other; one might indeed well be abashed; and at last they came into the bedchamber.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Here a Polish speculator bought for half its value a magnificent estate from a young lady who lives in Nice.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Altogether Mihailov, with his reserved and disagreeable, as it were, hostile attitude, was quite disliked by them as they got to know him better; and they were glad when the sittings were over, and they were left with a magnificent portrait in their possession, and he gave up coming.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
By the chair stood the priests, their long hair falling over their magnificent glittering vestments, with lighted tapers in their hands, slowly and solemnly conducting the service.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On returning to France, to the bosom of the great, strong, magnificent, peaceful, and glorious fatherland, I should have proclaimed her frontiers immutable; all future wars purely defensive, all aggrandizement antinational.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Candide, driven from terrestrial paradise, walked a long while without knowing where, weeping, raising his eyes to heaven, turning them often towards the most magnificent of castles which imprisoned the purest of noble young ladies.
Dragging an old chair to the table, he sat down; and took from it a magnificent gold watch, sparkling with jewels.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Next, the party looked at a Crimean bitch which, though blind and fast nearing her end, had, two years ago, been a truly magnificent dog.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
There she had a magnificent, splendidly furnished house and a beautiful garden, with conservatories; her late husband had spared no expense to gratify his fancies.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
While my companion contemplated with a serious and satisfied spirit the magnificent appearances of things, I delighted in investigating their causes.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context