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And hearing that voice, he went into the corner where stood his two heavy dumbbells, and began brandishing them like a gymnast, trying to restore his confident temper.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He hurried to find the family of that civil servant in order to restore the daughter to her mother and go to save someone else.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In Russia there was an Emperor, Alexander, who decided to restore order in Europe and therefore fought against Napoleon.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As he made no allusion of any kind to this property, he was supposed to have left it behind him by accident when he went away; until Ham, running after him to restore it, came back with the information that it was intended for Peggotty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I dozed off, myself, in considering the question whether I ought to restore a couple of pounds sterling to this creature before losing sight of him, and how it could best be done.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
If he comes back, and leaves the boy behind him; if he gets off free, and dead or alive, fails to restore him to me; murder him yourself if you would have him escape Jack Ketch.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Accordingly Petrushka proceeded to restore the coat and trousers to their appointed places, and then descended the stairs; whereafter he and Selifan left the house together.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
And in truth the prince who seeks for worldly glory should desire to be the ruler of a corrupt city; not that, like Cæsar, he may destroy it, but that, like Romulus, he may restore it; since man cannot hope for, nor Heaven offer any better opportunity of fame.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
When I managed to restore her she was as weak as water, and cried silently between long, painful struggles for breath.
Her hand travelled toward the outspread letters, and folding them slowly, she made as though to restore them to their wrapping.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Such words, you may imagine, strongly excited my curiosity; but the paroxysm of grief that had seized the stranger overcame his weakened powers, and many hours of repose and tranquil conversation were necessary to restore his composure.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context