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Lady Brackenstall thinks that they were themselves so disturbed by the death of Sir Eustace that they did not ransack the house, as they would otherwise have done.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The furniture was scattered about in every direction, with dismantled shelves and open drawers, as if the lady had hurriedly ransacked them before her flight.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She took him by the hand, and without taking her eyes off him, gazed at him while she ransacked her mind for the words to say that would keep him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
You will learn from Poole how I have had London ransacked; it was in vain; and I am now persuaded that my first supply was impure, and that it was that unknown impurity which lent efficacy to the draught.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Dashwood rejected any but thrilling tales, and as thrills could not be produced except by harrowing up the souls of the readers, history and romance, land and sea, science and art, police records and lunatic asylums, had to be ransacked for the purpose.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
I searched, ransacked, counted, calculated a thousand and a thousand times the income and expenditure of the family for three hundred years.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
I judged I better hide it outside of the house somewheres, because if they missed it they would give the house a good ransacking: I knowed that very well.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context