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The accidental discovery, just made, that the proprietor of the Temperance Tavern kept liquor on his premises, scarcely fluttered the public pulse, tremendous as the fact was.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
After accompanying Betsy to the outside hall, once more kissing her hand above the glove, at the point where the pulse beats, and murmuring to her such unseemly nonsense that she did not know whether to laugh or be angry, Stepan Arkadyevitch went to his sister.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He now approached the sick man with the noiseless step of one in full vigor of life, with his delicate white fingers raised from the green quilt the hand that was free, and turning sideways felt the pulse and reflected a moment.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But, fortunately for her, she felt her eyes growing misty, she saw nothing clearly, her pulse beat a hundred to the minute, and the blood throbbed at her heart.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Louisa, holding her hand, could feel no pulse; but kissing it, could see a slight thin thread of life in fluttering motion.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
This bore some resemblance to incipient rigour, and was accompanied by a marked sinking of the pulse.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Tonight the drug seemed to work more slowly than usual: each passionate pulse had to be stilled in turn, and it was long before she felt them dropping into abeyance, like sentinels falling asleep at their posts.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Sometimes my pulse beat so quickly and hardly that I felt the palpitation of every artery; at others, I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
His lips traveled to her wrist and she knew he must feel the leap of her pulse as her heart quickened and she tried to draw back her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Such a visage, joined to the brawny form of the holy man, spoke rather of sirloins and haunches, than of pease and pulse.
One evening Jean Valjean found difficulty in raising himself on his elbow; he felt of his wrist and could not find his pulse; his breath was short and halted at times; he recognized the fact that he was weaker than he had ever been before.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context