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He walked for a couple of miles through one ravine after another without success, though from the marks upon the bark of the trees, and other indications, he judged that there were numerous bears in the vicinity.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As her glasses are of remarkable strength, and as opticians are not very numerous, there should be no difficulty in tracing her.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Gerda knew every flower; and, numerous as they were, it still seemed to Gerda that one was wanting, though she did not know which.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
His ideas of marriage were, consequently, quite unlike those of the great majority of his acquaintances, for whom getting married was one of the numerous facts of social life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the hero of heroes was Prince Bagration, distinguished by his Schon Grabern affair and by the retreat from Austerlitz, where he alone had withdrawn his column unbroken and had all day beaten back an enemy force twice as numerous as his own.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In front rode a detachment of Wurttemberg hussars and behind them rode the King of Naples himself accompanied by a numerous suite.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When I came home in the afternoon, and saw the bottles drawn up in a square on the pantry floor, they looked so numerous (though there were two missing, which made Mrs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I insensibly fall into a general mention of these journeys as numerous, because it was at once settled that I should return every alternate day at noon for these purposes, and because I am now going to sum up a period of at least eight or ten months.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
For, these are matters totally beneath a female who is acknowledged by universal admission to be far above the numerous little foibles and weaknesses of her sex.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
For to form a tribunal by which a powerful citizen is to be tried, eight judges only are not enough; the judges must be numerous, because a few will always do the will of a few.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
One of his most intimate friends was a merchant who, from a flourishing state, fell, through numerous mischances, into poverty.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context