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When the morning practice was over the trainer would make his comments and sometimes illustrate them by shuffling along for a yard or so comically in an old pair of blue canvas shoes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Those rules of deduction laid down in that article which aroused your scorn, are invaluable to me in practical work.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I am convinced that the inspector has formed the opinion that the letters are all practical jokes, and that the deaths of my relations were really accidents, as the jury stated, and were not to be connected with the warnings.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
At the time of which I speak, Holmes had been back for some months, and I at his request had sold my practice and returned to share the old quarters in Baker Street.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The stupid sale of the forest, the fraud practiced upon Oblonsky and concluded in his house, exasperated him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Sergey Ivanovitch was a Moscow man, and a philosopher; Alexey Alexandrovitch a Petersburger, and a practical politician.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Sergey Ivanovitch, being practiced in argument, did not reply, but at once turned the conversation to another aspect of the subject.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And like a practical Petersburg lady who knows how to make the most of time, Anna Mikhaylovna sent someone to call her son, and went into the anteroom with him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre had none of the practical persistence that would have enabled him to attend to the business himself and so he disliked it and only tried to pretend to the steward that he was attending to it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To the alleged insanity of the Swedes, Balashev wished to reply that when Russia is on her side Sweden is practically an island: but Napoleon gave an angry exclamation to drown his voice.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In practical matters Pierre unexpectedly felt within himself a center of gravity he had previously lacked.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context