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Our earthly fire also consumes more or less rapidly according as the object which it attacks is more or less combustible, so that human ingenuity has even succeeded in inventing chemical preparations to check or frustrate its action.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
In a moment the young fellows had dismounted, fastened their horses, and were ascending the precipitous slope which led up to the object which had excited their curiosity.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Hosmer Angel must have some strong object for his curious conduct, and it was equally clear that the only man who really profited by the incident, as far as we could see, was the stepfather.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then from the pocket of his overcoat he drew a bulky object, and he busied himself in some task which ended with a loud, sharp click, as if a spring or bolt had fallen into its place.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was now become, to them, the most balefully interesting object they had ever looked upon, and they could not take their fascinated eyes from his face.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Napoleon had commanded that once a week there should be held something called a Spontaneous Demonstration, the object of which was to celebrate the struggles and triumphs of Animal Farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Not nice as she would have wished to look nice in old days at a ball, but nice for the object which she now had in view.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Without conscious intention he began to clutch at every passing caprice, taking it for a desire and an object.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He saw that the Slavonic question had become one of those fashionable distractions which succeed one another in providing society with an object and an occupation.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then having satisfied himself that all eyes were fixed on him, he raised both arms as if carefully lifting some invisible but precious object above his head and, holding it there for some seconds, suddenly flung it down and began:.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context