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It was one of those March nights when winter seems to wish to resume its sway and scatters its last snows and storms with desperate fury.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The drawback was, that I was often sleepy at night, or out of spirits and indisposed to resume the story; and then it was rather hard work, and it must be done; for to disappoint or to displease Steerforth was of course out of the question.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
For although the power of Rome fell afterwards into decay, these States could never recover their strength or resume their former mode of government, save in a very few districts of the Empire.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
I sank back in my seat, having just had time to replace the letters as they had been and to resume my book before the Count, holding still another letter in his hand, entered the room.
I left the room, and locking the door, made a solemn vow in my own heart never to resume my labours; and then, with trembling steps, I sought my own apartment.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She picked up her quill to resume her writing but laid it down when she heard Will coming in at the back door.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
They were compelled to make several long halts, and once or twice to return on their road to resume the direction which they wished to pursue.
As she was about to resume her seat there, she observed on the spot which she had quitted, a tolerably large stone which had, evidently, not been there a moment before.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
The silence was now so profound in the quarter whence the attack must needs come, that Enjolras had each man resume his post of battle.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
He tried to resume his former easy, indifferent air, but it was an affectation now, for the rousing had been more effacious than he would confess.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Having regulated her thoughts and comforted her feelings by this happy mixture of reason and weakness, she was able in due time to go down and resume her usual employments near her aunt Bertram, and pay her the usual observances without any apparent want of spirits.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context