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What that scratching may have meant no one could say; for, with the Russian populace, such a scratching may mean any one of a hundred things.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The controversy continuing, the commons grew so inflamed against the senate that violence and bloodshed must have ensued; had not the senate for their protection put forward certain old and esteemed citizens, respect for whom restrained the populace and put a stop to their violence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Among these were most of the knights who had already appeared in the tournament, or who proposed to fight there the ensuing day, and who, as they rode slowly along, talking over the events of the day, were greeted with loud shouts by the populace.
Now he realized the distinction between popular success and working success: the populace of pleasure and the populace of work.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
It is remarkable that the stature of this population should have diminished in the last fifty years; and the populace of the suburbs is still more puny than at the time of the Revolution.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The populace, however, that food for cannon which is so fond of the cannoneer, sought him with its glance.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
As for the Parisian populace, even when a man grown, it is always the street Arab; to paint the child is to paint the city; and it is for that reason that we have studied this eagle in this arrant sparrow.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
It put a stop to torture, promulgated the truth, expelled miasma, rendered the century healthy, crowned the populace.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Athens was an ochlocracy; the beggars were the making of Holland; the populace saved Rome more than once; and the rabble followed Jesus Christ.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
In the corner to the left are the three musicians, upon a little platform, toiling heroically to make some impression upon the hubbub; also the babies, similarly occupied, and an open window whence the populace imbibes the sights and sounds and odors.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context