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But, in the absence of any such miraculous provision, my desire was to apply myself to some pursuit that would not lie too heavily upon her purse; and to do my duty in it, whatever it might be.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
They only knew, as surely as they knew there was a just and jealous God in Heaven, that Lee was miraculous and the Army of Virginia invincible.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
They at length agreed that the person should be chosen as pope who should be distinguished by some divine and miraculous token.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
She hoped that in some miraculous way yet unrevealed she might find it possible to remain in California.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
She had heard nothing of Lady Catherine that spoke her awful from any extraordinary talents or miraculous virtue, and the mere stateliness of money or rank she thought she could witness without trepidation.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Her yellow hair was burned to a ruddy thatch on her head; but her legs and arms, curiously enough, in spite of constant exposure to the sun, kept a miraculous whiteness which somehow made her seem more undressed than other girls who went scantily clad.
The miraculous return of Napoleon has conquered me, the legitimate monarch is he who is loved by his people.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Your mother will add to them a recipe for a certain balsam, which she had from a Bohemian and which has the miraculous virtue of curing all wounds that do not reach the heart.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
His first entry on the scene, few people could tell whence, dropping down as it were out of the sky or starting from the nether earth, had an aspect of mystery, which was easily heightened to the miraculous.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
There were no large buildings towards the top of the hill, and as my walking powers were evidently miraculous, I was presently left alone for the first time.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context