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Roylott entirely while we resided with him, with a provision that a certain annual sum should be allowed to each of us in the event of our marriage.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Everything in camp was drenched, the campfire as well; for they were but heedless lads, like their generation, and had made no provision against rain.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The Colonel, who had been compelled for some years to keep a sufficient sum on current account at his bankers to make up their deficits, found that the provision was unnecessary: the young people were prospering.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
But, in the absence of any such miraculous provision, my desire was to apply myself to some pursuit that would not lie too heavily upon her purse; and to do my duty in it, whatever it might be.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Now, since at Krasni or at Leipzig (it matters not which) he had lost an arm and a leg, and in those days no provision was made for wounded soldiers, and he could not work with his left arm alone, he set out to see his father.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
And what takes from our armies the capacity to renew their strength is, that provision is now no longer made for one division being received into the ranks of another, which happens because at present an army is arranged for battle in one or other of two imperfect methods.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
My provision of the salt, which had never been renewed since the date of the first experiment, began to run low.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
In our imperfectly organized society there is no provision as yet for the young woman who claims the privileges of marriage without assuming its obligations.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
By the quantity of provision which I had consumed, I should guess that I had passed three weeks in this journey; and the continual protraction of hope, returning back upon the heart, often wrung bitter drops of despondency and grief from my eyes.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Five such installments came, with their absurd air of disorderly flight with the loot of innumerable outfit shops and provision stores, that, one would think, they were lugging, after a raid, into the wilderness for equitable division.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Price, and creditable to ourselves, we must secure to the child, or consider ourselves engaged to secure to her hereafter, as circumstances may arise, the provision of a gentlewoman, if no such establishment should offer as you are so sanguine in expecting.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context