1 An admirable and unique weapon," said he, "noiseless and of tremendous power: I knew Von Herder, the blind German mechanic, who constructed it to the order of the late Professor Moriarty.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
2 For half an hour, Holmes worked with concentrated energy, laying down one tool, picking up another, handling each with the strength and delicacy of the trained mechanic.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
3 He sat down at an uncovered wooden table opposite two work-girls and a mechanic.
4 The mechanic and the two work-girls examined him point by point before resuming their conversation in a subdued voice.
5 But nowadays every one is a mechanic, and wants to open that money chest with an instrument instead of simply.
6 Mr. Adams was a mechanic, and had learned the trades of shoemaking, harness-making, and tinsmithing during the days of slavery.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter VIII.
7 As an additional result, hundreds of men are now scattered throughout the South who received their knowledge of mechanics while being taught how to erect these buildings.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter X.
8 It was further decided to have the building designed and erected wholly by Negro mechanics.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XIII.
9 Cast it down in agriculture, mechanics, in commerce, in domestic service, and in the professions.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XIV.
10 These people are most excellent mathematicians, and arrived to a great perfection in mechanics, by the countenance and encouragement of the emperor, who is a renowned patron of learning.
11 "I know nothing whatever about mechanics," he said decisively.
12 The South produced statesmen and soldiers, planters and doctors, lawyers and poets, but certainly not engineers or mechanics.
13 He took the two candlesticks mechanically, and with a bewildered air.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
14 He settled his cap more firmly on his brow, sought mechanically to cross and button his blouse, advanced a step and stopped to pick up his cudgel.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
15 He advanced a pace, closed the door mechanically behind him, and remained standing, contemplating what he saw.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF FO...