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It is safe to say that there was no public case of any difficulty in which he was not consulted during those eight years, and there were hundreds of private cases, some of them of the most intricate and extraordinary character, in which he played a prominent part.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Directly Vronsky went towards her, she drew in a deep breath, and, turning back her prominent eye till the white looked bloodshot, she started at the approaching figures from the opposite side, shaking her muzzle, and shifting lightly from one leg to the other.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He had sketched this new pose, when all at once he recalled the face of a shopkeeper of whom he had bought cigars, a vigorous face with a prominent chin, and he sketched this very face, this chin on to the figure of the man.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The princess, who had a straight, rigid body, abnormally long for her legs, looked directly at Prince Vasili with no sign of emotion in her prominent gray eyes.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In this group Helene, as soon as she had settled in Petersburg with her husband, took a very prominent place.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was convinced that, as a duck is so made that it must live in water, so God had made him such that he must spend thirty thousand rubles a year and always occupy a prominent position in society.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the ground, beside the trunks, sat a thin woman no longer young, with long, prominent upper teeth, and wearing a black cloak and cap.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His eyes, prominent from the emaciation of his face, gazed inquiringly at his comrades who were paying no attention to him, and he moaned regularly and quietly.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As if a rook had hopped unseen to a prominent bald branch, he touched his collar and hemmed his preliminary croak.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Abraham in red going to sacrifice Isaac in blue, and Daniel in yellow cast into a den of green lions, were the most prominent of these.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The most prominent object was a long table with a tablecloth spread on it, as if a feast had been in preparation when the house and the clocks all stopped together.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context