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In a fit of anger, however, caused by some robberies which had been perpetrated in the house, he beat his native butler to death and narrowly escaped a capital sentence.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The question of the Native Tribes had been brought up incidentally in the Commission of the 2nd of June, and had been pressed forward actively by Alexey Alexandrovitch as one admitting of no delay on account of the deplorable condition of the native tribes.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Misfortunes never come singly, and the affairs of the reorganization of the native tribes, and of the irrigation of the lands of the Zaraisky province, had brought such official worries upon Alexey Alexandrovitch that he had been of late in a continual condition of extreme irritability.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Anatole answered the Frenchwoman very readily and, looking at her with a smile, talked to her about her native land.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Napoleon, after making the Cossack a present, had him set free like a bird restored to its native fields.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The promised land for the French during their advance had been Moscow, during their retreat it was their native land.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I have four medals for distinguished services; I have the rank of an officer and the standing of a gentleman; and I have three native languages.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
A fleet was there getting ready, and troops assembling to bring to reason the reverend Jesuit Fathers of Paraguay, accused of having made one of the native tribes in the neighborhood of San Sacrament revolt against the Kings of Spain and Portugal.
Dick came professedly to look after me as my guardian, he always consulted me in any little matter of doubt that arose, and invariably guided himself by my advice; not only having a high respect for my native sagacity, but considering that I inherited a good deal from my aunt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The tidings of my high fortunes having had a heavy fall had got down to my native place and its neighborhood before I got there.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Nor was it merely the stranger who noticed this, because there was a native organization in Coketown itself, whose members were to be heard of in the House of Commons every session, indignantly petitioning for acts of parliament that should make these people religious by main force.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context