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The materialism you advocate has been more than once in vogue already, and has always proved insufficient.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
France has her relapses into materialism, and, at certain instants, the ideas which obstruct that sublime brain have no longer anything which recalls French greatness and are of the dimensions of a Missouri or a South Carolina.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
We endeavoured, that is, to imagine with the senses of the mind, in our imagination, the material character of that awful place and of the physical torments which all who are in hell endure.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
As you observe, this woman had plush upon her sleeves, which is a most useful material for showing traces.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
That one dint in the short, green grass was the only material witness left of this inexplicable nocturnal flight.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There was no lack of material; boys happened along every little while; they came to jeer, but remained to whitewash.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
There was a good quarry of limestone on the farm, and plenty of sand and cement had been found in one of the outhouses, so that all the materials for building were at hand.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
And in what way a knowledge of addition and subtraction and the catechism is going to improve their material condition, I never could make out.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The condition of the native tribes was investigated in its political, administrative, economic, ethnographic, material, and religious aspects.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context