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On his return to Moscow he informed his wife with pride that everything was ready, that the house would be a little paradise, and that he advised her most certainly to go.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Candide, driven from terrestrial paradise, walked a long while without knowing where, weeping, raising his eyes to heaven, turning them often towards the most magnificent of castles which imprisoned the purest of noble young ladies.
I also became a poet and for one year lived in a paradise of my own creation; I imagined that I also might obtain a niche in the temple where the names of Homer and Shakespeare are consecrated.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The souls of our pure founders, the spirits of Hugh de Payen and Godfrey de Saint Omer, and of the blessed Seven who first joined in dedicating their lives to the service of the Temple, are disturbed even in the enjoyment of paradise itself.
He urged the rich to give to the poor, in order to avoid hell, which he depicted in the most frightful manner of which he was capable, and to win paradise, which he represented as charming and desirable.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
They proclaimed right furiously; they were desirous, if only with fear and trembling, to force the human race to paradise.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
John should find home a paradise, he should always see a smiling face, should fare sumptuously every day, and never know the loss of a button.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
In thoughts of the visions of the night, I saw long rows of angels in paradise, each with his hands in a jar of spermaceti.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
If there was a beautiful lily, or a sweet rose, you had to search for it, concealed in some corner behind a mother with a turban, or an aunt with a bird of paradise.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The picture of several dozen boys and girls in a schoolroom engaged in study made a deep impression upon me, and I had the feeling that to get into a schoolhouse and study in this way would be about the same as getting into paradise.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context