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When Levin went into the restaurant with Oblonsky, he could not help noticing a certain peculiarity of expression, as it were, a restrained radiance, about the face and whole figure of Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This legitimate peculiarity of each individual which used to excite and irritate Pierre now became a basis of the sympathy he felt for, and the interest he took in, other people.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The exertion this cost him, or the consciousness of talking in that feeble way, made his angry face so much more angry, and his thick veins so much thicker, when he spoke, that I am not surprised, on looking back, at this peculiarity striking me as his chief one.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Jean Valjean was of that thoughtful but not gloomy disposition which constitutes the peculiarity of affectionate natures.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
A vast dawn of ideas is the peculiarity of our century, and in that aurora England and Germany have a magnificent radiance.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The peculiarity of prudery is to place all the more sentinels in proportion as the fortress is the less menaced.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
From a meteorological point of view, these cold winds possessed this peculiarity, that they did not preclude a strong electric tension.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Besides, since our despair has this peculiarity, that it envelops others as well as ourselves, it seemed logical to him that all the world should come thither to die.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
This peculiarity is strikingly evinced in the head, as in some part of this book will be incidentally shown.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Among these, two made themselves prominent by their peculiarity: one was a very strong bass, the other a wheezy thin piping.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
He offered his hand to the baroness, who, descending, took it with a peculiarity of manner imperceptible to every one but Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context