1 Every one waited with his grasp set, and his body bent down to the work, ready to reverse and wind in.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
2 Since the first joy from Mr. Crawford's note to William had worn away, she had been in a state absolutely the reverse; there had been no comfort around, no hope within her.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
3 William was gone: and the home he had left her in was, Fanny could not conceal it from herself, in almost every respect the very reverse of what she could have wished.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIX
4 Mr. Bumble has been heard to say, that in this reverse and degradation, he has not even spirits to be thankful for being separated from his wife.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER LIII
5 She impressed me neither favourably nor the reverse.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
6 The paper is thin, and the reverse will give the message.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
7 Very cautiously, for I remembered my former headlong fall, I began to reverse my motion.
8 I was agonized with the idea of the possibility that the reverse of this might happen.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 18
9 When breakfast was over she walked out by herself, and wandered about the village of Allenham, indulging the recollection of past enjoyment and crying over the present reverse for the chief of the morning.
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10 Such behaviour as this, so exactly the reverse of her own, appeared no more meritorious to Marianne, than her own had seemed faulty to her.
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11 Effect not soothing, but reverse.
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12 Her aim in dress was now quite the reverse of that she had pursued thirty years before.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 5: Chapter 24
13 But what contributed more than all to his success was his direct, equable manner with everyone, which very quickly made the majority of the noblemen reverse the current opinion of his supposed haughtiness.
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14 A Ford, in reverse, sounded as though it were shaking to pieces, then recovered and rattled away.
15 Many, under the influence of this prejudice, think their own masters are better than the masters of other slaves; and this, too, in some cases, when the very reverse is true.
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