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I have a theory that the individual represents in his development the whole procession of his ancestors, and that such a sudden turn to good or evil stands for some strong influence which came into the line of his pedigree.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
WE slept most all day, and started out at night, a little ways behind a monstrous long raft that was as long going by as a procession.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Smaller boys than himself flocked at his heels, as proud to be seen with him, and tolerated by him, as if he had been the drummer at the head of a procession or the elephant leading a menagerie into town.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Boxer and Clover pulled the wagon which served as a hearse, and Napoleon himself walked at the head of the procession.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
The militiamen, both those who had been in the village and those who had been at work on the battery, threw down their spades and ran to meet the church procession.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Taking her skirts in her hand, striding with long strides, surrounded by Dukes and Princes, followed by the lovers arm in arm, with Albert the idiot playing in and out, and the corpse on its bier concluding the procession, the Elizabethan age passed from the scene.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
They marched in procession thus habited and heard a very pathetic sermon, followed by fine church music.
Here, as I sat looking at the parcels, packages, and books, and inhaling the smell of stables (ever since associated with that morning), a procession of most tremendous considerations began to march through my mind.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Hubble, who were surpassingly conceited and vainglorious in being members of so distinguished a procession.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Also, such crowds of feminine shoppers began to repair to the Bazaar as almost to constitute a crush, and something like a procession of carriages ensued, so long grew the rank of vehicles.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Pork lit one lamp and three candles and, with the pompous dignity of a first chamberlain of the royal bedchamber lighting a king and queen to their rooms, he led the procession up the stairs, holding the light high above his head.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context