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I had imagined that I had reached the end of my adventures, but a very unexpected occurrence showed me that there were surprises still in store for me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Pierre paid no more attention to this occurrence than to the rest of what went on, having made up his mind once for all that what he saw happening around him that evening was in some way essential.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Just as he had done after Austerlitz, he related this occurrence at such length and so insistently that everyone again believed it had been necessary to do this, and he received two decorations for the Finnish war also.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Every event, joyful or sad, that took place in that house was important to all these worlds, but each had its own special reasons to rejoice or grieve over that occurrence independently of the others.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I heard the mice too, rattling behind the panels, as if the same occurrence were important to their interests.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
It was while he was engaged in this pursuit, that he was greatly startled and distressed by a most unexpected occurrence.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Such examples as these, being signal and extraordinary, had the effect, whenever they took place, of bringing men back to the true standard of right; but when they came to be of rarer occurrence, they left men more leisure to grow corrupted, and were attended by greater danger and disturbance.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
About two hours after this occurrence we heard the ground sea, and before night the ice broke and freed our ship.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Before proceeding further, it will be to the purpose to narrate in some detail, a singular occurrence which took place at about the same epoch, in Montfermeil, and which is not lacking in coincidence with certain conjectures of the indictment.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Whenever any little occurrence had brought into more prominence than usual the disappointment that he was causing her it had sent him on lone and moody walks; or he was kept awake a great part of the night by the turmoil of spirit which such a recognition created.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
An unexpected occurrence forces me to ask my wife to have a little conversation with me; it is so rarely I make such a request, I am sure you cannot grudge it to me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context