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His questions showed me how complex and mysterious were certain institutions of the Church which I had always regarded as the simplest acts.
The most commonplace crime is often the most mysterious because it presents no new or special features from which deductions may be drawn.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then I made inquiries as to this mysterious assistant and found that I had to deal with one of the coolest and most daring criminals in London.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Eduardo Lucas was so well known and popular that his violent and mysterious fate will arouse painful interest and intense sympathy in a widespread circle of friends.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And he wanted to know all about it right off, because it was a grand adventure, and mysterious, and so it hit him where he lived.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Then Joe and Huck had another swim, but Tom would not venture, because he found that in kicking off his trousers he had kicked his string of rattlesnake rattles off his ankle, and he wondered how he had escaped cramp so long without the protection of this mysterious charm.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He claimed to know of the existence of a mysterious country called Sugarcandy Mountain, to which all animals went when they died.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
The mysterious, enchanting Kitty herself could not love such an ugly person as he conceived himself to be, and, above all, such an ordinary, in no way striking person.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She and Levin had a conversation of their own, yet not a conversation, but some sort of mysterious communication, which brought them every moment nearer, and stirred in both a sense of glad terror before the unknown into which they were entering.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Levin went up to the table, paid the forty roubles he had lost; paid his bill, the amount of which was in some mysterious way ascertained by the little old waiter who stood at the counter, and swinging his arms he walked through all the rooms to the way out.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And fairer still were the faraway blue mountains beyond the river, the nunnery, the mysterious gorges, and the pine forests veiled in the mist of their summits.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context