1 It was for this precise reason that Stuart and Brent were idling on the porch of Tara this April afternoon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER I
2 She "went through" the linen and blankets in the precise spirit of the penitent exploring the inner folds of conscience; she sought for moths as the stricken soul seeks for lurking infirmities.
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3 Miss Farish's heart was a fountain of tender illusions, Miss Stepney's a precise register of facts as manifested in their relation to herself.
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4 No other tableau had been received with that precise note of approval: it had obviously been called forth by herself, and not by the picture she impersonated.
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5 What precise purpose this ivory horn or lance answers, it would be hard to say.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
6 It is not probable that this monomania in him took its instant rise at the precise time of his bodily dismemberment.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
7 Of what precise species this sea-monster was, is not mentioned.
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8 Nor is it at all prudent for the hunter to be over curious touching the precise nature of the whale spout.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
9 For at that time, and indeed until a comparatively late day, the precise origin of ambergris remained, like amber itself, a problem to the learned.
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10 At length the desired observation was taken; and with his pencil upon his ivory leg, Ahab soon calculated what his latitude must be at that precise instant.
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11 The precise gunners were coolly enthusiastic.
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12 Surely no man would work so hard or attain such precise information unless he had some definite end in view.
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13 So when he stared at Connie in his peculiar way, giving her his peculiar, precise information, she felt all the background of his mind filling up with mist, with nothingness.
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14 By a remarkable coincidence, the other two had been visited with the same unpleasant sensation at that precise moment.
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15 As the minutes passed he had gradually drifted into a revengeful intention without knowing the precise moment of forming it.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day