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It was strange too that he found an arid pleasure in following up to the end the rigid lines of the doctrines of the church and penetrating into obscure silences only to hear and feel the more deeply his own condemnation.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
On his rigid face there stood an expression of horror, and as it seemed to me, of hatred, such as I have never seen upon human features.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His chin was cocked upward and his eyes were fixed in a dreadful, rigid stare at the corner of the ceiling.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His tail had grown rigid and twitched sharply from side to side, a sign in him of intense mental activity.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
The princess, who had a straight, rigid body, abnormally long for her legs, looked directly at Prince Vasili with no sign of emotion in her prominent gray eyes.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Under the oak, too, were flowers and grass, but it stood among them scowling, rigid, misshapen, and grim as ever.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The tall youth, with a stony look on his face, and rigid and uplifted arm, stood beside Vereshchagin.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Always proceeding from a rigid mouth and closed teeth, as if the jaw were locked and the face frozen up in pain.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The tone of forced gaiety in which the last words were spoken, seemed to produce a deeper impression on Sikes than the wild and rigid look which had preceded them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Mina sat rigid, and the Professor stood staring at her fixedly; the rest of us hardly dared to breathe.
A cutter, mounting the road from the village, passed them by in a joyous flutter of bells, and they straightened themselves and looked ahead with rigid faces.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context