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My mother was alive then, and was bedridden and helpless, and I had to provide for my two younger brothers; so I did not think I was justified in refusing his offer.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
But when the restraining influence of the school was at a distance I began to hunger again for wild sensations, for the escape which those chronicles of disorder alone seemed to offer me.
Come, then, and, having exhausted the Palmer, let us see what the Dunlop with the patched cover has to offer us.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They inwardly resolved to watch him nights, when opportunity should offer, in the hope of getting a glimpse of his dread master.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Of the two, Frederick was the more anxious to get hold of it, but he would not offer a reasonable price.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
And he had now come to Moscow with a firm determination to make an offer, and get married if he were accepted.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He made the offer, and concentrated on his betrothed and his wife all the feeling of which he was capable.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Bagration replied that he was not authorized either to accept or refuse a truce and sent his adjutant to Kutuzov to report the offer he had received.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Napoleon Bonaparte was despised by all as long as he was great, but now that he has become a wretched comedian the Emperor Francis wants to offer him his daughter in an illegal marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Princess Mary asked the countess to let Natasha go with her to Moscow, and both parents gladly accepted this offer, for they saw their daughter losing strength every day and thought that a change of scene and the advice of Moscow doctors would be good for her.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If you refuse this offer you will be a most ungrateful and wicked girl; and the angels will weep for you.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context