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In one place he gathered up very carefully a little pile of grey dust from the floor, and packed it away in an envelope.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
We were engaged to each other, Frank and I; but then one day father struck a rich pocket and made a pile, while poor Frank here had a claim that petered out and came to nothing.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was dressed in the seedy frockcoat of the book merchant, but the rest of that individual lay in a pile of white hair and old books upon the table.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
We hustled it on to the raft in a pile, and I told Jim to float along down, and show a light when he judged he had gone about two mile, and keep it burning till I come; then I manned my oars and shoved for the light.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Hidden under the straw was a little pile of lump sugar and several bunches of ribbon of different colours.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
And on reaching the stream the mowers moved off across the lines of cut grass towards their pile of coats, where the children who had brought their dinners were sitting waiting for them.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He had been at his loom full half an hour, thinking about this old woman, when, having occasion to move round the loom for its adjustment, he glanced through a window which was in his corner, and saw her still looking up at the pile of building, lost in admiration.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Lastly, in one corner of the room lay a pile of articles which had evidently been adjudged unworthy of a place on the table.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Oh, surely the spirit that inhabits and guards this place has a soul more in harmony with man than those who pile the glacier or retire to the inaccessible peaks of the mountains of our own country.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
In her large black hands was a tray upon which food smoked, two large yams covered with butter, a pile of buckwheat cakes dripping syrup, and a large slice of ham swimming in gravy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Now the buildings of the outer court were at least five feet high, and it was impossible for me to stride over them without infinite damage to the pile, though the walls were strongly built of hewn stone, and four inches thick.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context