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It is absolutely unique, and its value can only be conjectured, but the reward offered of £1000 is certainly not within a twentieth part of the market price.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then there came a time of trouble, a police officer was killed, many were arrested, evidence was wanted, and in order to save his own life and to earn a great reward, my husband betrayed his own wife and his companions.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then they all agreed that Jim had acted very well, and was deserving to have some notice took of it, and reward.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
In short, we retreat after the battle but send a courier to Petersburg with news of a victory, and General Bennigsen, hoping to receive from Petersburg the post of commander in chief as a reward for his victory, does not give up the command of the army to General Buxhowden.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In quiet and untroubled times it seems to every administrator that it is only by his efforts that the whole population under his rule is kept going, and in this consciousness of being indispensable every administrator finds the chief reward of his labor and efforts.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He did not allow himself either to be hard on or punish a man, or to make things easy for or reward anyone, merely because he felt inclined to do so.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Oliver was ordered into instant confinement; and a bill was next morning pasted on the outside of the gate, offering a reward of five pounds to anybody who would take Oliver Twist off the hands of the parish.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
You have been given something for food until the Military Committee shall have met, and then, doubtless, you will receive your proper reward, seeing that it would not be seemly that a man who has served his country should be left destitute.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
For even where a republic is poor, and has but little to give, it ought not to withhold that little; since a gift, however small, bestowed as a reward for services however great, will always be esteemed most honourable and precious by him who receives it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
TIME ran on; thousands of pounds were offered in reward, for the death of Sir Danvers was resented as a public injury; but Mr.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
We lunched alone, and as we all exerted ourselves to be cheerful, we got, as some kind of reward for our labours, some real cheerfulness amongst us.