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Warm clothing, when it was obtainable at all, had risen to such prohibitive prices that Atlanta ladies were lining their old dresses with rags and reinforcing them with newspapers to keep out the wind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Disguised, and under an assumed name, he returned to Salt Lake City, careless what became of his own life, as long as he obtained what he knew to be justice.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I exchanged some remarks with him, therefore, and obtained his courteous permission to write the short note which you afterwards received.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His mental powers here below were not strong enough to reach the treasures lying beyond this life, and which his destiny ordained he should obtain.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
From now onwards Animal Farm would engage in trade with the neighbouring farms: not, of course, for any commercial purpose, but simply in order to obtain certain materials which were urgently necessary.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Moreover, in the event of divorce, or even of an attempt to obtain a divorce, it was obvious that the wife broke off all relations with the husband and threw in her lot with the lover.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Countess Lidia Ivanovna had hinted that this was the best way out of his position, and of late the obtaining of divorces had been brought to such perfection that Alexey Alexandrovitch saw a possibility of overcoming the formal difficulties.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Whether the labor devoted to obtaining the money corresponded to the pleasure given by what was bought with it, was a consideration he had long ago dismissed.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Vasili wished to obtain this post for his son, but others were trying through the Dowager Empress Marya Fedorovna to secure it for the baron.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They were half clad, hungry, too weak to get away on foot and had no means of obtaining a conveyance.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context