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Then, as I looked up at it, while it dripped, it seemed to my oppressed conscience like a phantom devoting me to the Hulks.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
At times, he turned, with desperate determination, resolved to beat this phantom off, though it should look him dead; but the hair rose on his head, and his blood stood still, for it had turned with him and was behind him then.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
The phantom shapes, which were becoming gradually materialised from the moonbeams, were those of the three ghostly women to whom I was doomed.
Daylight disbanded the phantom crew, and made it clear to her that she would hear from Selden before noon; but the day passed without his writing or coming.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I resented bitterly the absurd danger of our situation, as if to be at the mercy of that atrocious phantom had been a dishonoring necessity.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
The almost violent serenity of the funereal moment had disappeared; the phantom of social justice tormented him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Through this aperture there penetrated just enough light to make the face of a man appear like the face of a phantom.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
It was some mighty, visible phantom, one knew not what, standing erect beside the invisible spectre of the Bastille.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
But in pursuit of those far mysteries we dream of, or in tormented chase of that demon phantom that, some time or other, swims before all human hearts; while chasing such over this round globe, they either lead us on in barren mazes or midway leave us whelmed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
As I stormed and sought her endlessly among the houses of the town, there rose before mine eyes a melancholy phantom, the ghost of very Creüsa, in likeness larger than her wont.
It must have been delirium; she fancies, too, that she saw a phantom enter her chamber and even heard the noise it made on touching her glass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context