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Suddenly there was the momentary gleam of a light up in the direction of the ventilator, which vanished immediately, but was succeeded by a strong smell of burning oil and heated metal.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He felt that the love that bound him to Anna was not a momentary impulse, which would pass, as worldly intrigues do pass, leaving no other traces in the life of either but pleasant or unpleasant memories.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And such a momentary impulse there is not, and there cannot be, in the case of the oppression of the Slavonic peoples.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There was a momentary pause in the conversation; the old general cleared his throat to draw attention.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Freedom, apart from necessity, that is, apart from the laws of reason that define it, differs in no way from gravitation, or heat, or the force that makes things grow; for reason, it is only a momentary undefinable sensation of life.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
My poor dear mother, I suppose, had some momentary intention of committing an assault and battery upon my aunt, who could easily have settled her with one hand, even if my mother had been in far better training for such an encounter than she was that evening.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The mournfulness of the place and time, and the great terror of this illusion, though it was but momentary, caused me to feel an indescribable awe as I came out between the open wooden gates where I had once wrung my hair after Estella had wrung my heart.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
This startled me, but as the effect was only momentary, I took it that my eyes deceived me straining through the darkness.
The little flame under his hand cast a deeper crimson on his puffing face, and Lily averted her eyes with a momentary feeling of repugnance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
My change of manner surprised and pleased the magistrate; perhaps he thought that my former exclamation was a momentary return of delirium, and now he instantly resumed his former benevolence.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
For a moment she was indignant that he should say other women were prettier, more clever and kind than she, but that momentary flare was wiped out in her pleasure that he had remembered her and her charm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context