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Then a confused, dull murmur broke itself into the measured thud of heavy footsteps rapidly approaching.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Anna heard his high, measured tones, not losing one word, and every word struck her as false, and stabbed her ears with pain.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Everything about him, from his weary, bored expression to his quiet, measured step, offered a most striking contrast to his quiet, little wife.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There is no longer the measured quiet sound of throbbing activity, like the sound of boiling water, but diverse discordant sounds of disorder.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Trabb measured and calculated me in the parlor, as if I were an estate and he the finest species of surveyor, and gave himself such a world of trouble that I felt that no suit of clothes could possibly remunerate him for his pains.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Also, were you to sketch him, you would be sketching a veritable Prometheus, for his glance is as that of an eagle, and he walks with measured, stately stride.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The Campanians, therefore, when asked by the Sidicinians to arm in their behalf, must have measured their strength by wealth and not by soldiers; for after declaring in their favour and suffering two defeats, to save themselves they were obliged to become tributary to Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
At one table, there were traces of chemical work, various measured heaps of some white salt being laid on glass saucers, as though for an experiment in which the unhappy man had been prevented.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
The two measured each other for a moment, but Lily still saw her opponent through a blur of scorn that made all other considerations indistinct.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
He took his seat at the green table, expressing his satisfaction at so doing in measured terms, and ended by winning from Bazarov two roubles and a half in paper money; they had no idea of even reckoning in silver in the house of Arina Vlasyevna.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
I measured a little finger which had fallen down from one of these statues, and lay unperceived among some rubbish, and found it exactly four feet and an inch in length.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context