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The mimic warfare of the evening became at last as wearisome to me as the routine of school in the morning because I wanted real adventures to happen to myself.
Yet I could not shake off the vague feeling of dread which it left behind, though the sensation grew less keen as the weeks passed and nothing happened to disturb the usual routine of our lives.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A log raft in the river invited him, and he seated himself on its outer edge and contemplated the dreary vastness of the stream, wishing, the while, that he could only be drowned, all at once and unconsciously, without undergoing the uncomfortable routine devised by nature.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He did not believe, he said, that any of the old suspicions still lingered, but certain changes had been made recently in the routine of the farm which should have the effect of promoting confidence still further.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
After his departure, he had to finish the daily routine of business with his secretary, and then he still had to drive round to call on a certain great personage on a matter of grave and serious import.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But his relations with these people were confined to one clearly defined channel, and had a certain routine from which it was impossible to depart.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha was evidently pleased to be dealing with new people outside the ordinary routine of her life.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To such customary routine belonged his conversations with the staff, the letters he wrote from Tarutino to Madame de Stael, the reading of novels, the distribution of awards, his correspondence with Petersburg, and so on.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The rest of the year life pursued its unbroken routine with its ordinary occupations, and its breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and suppers, provided out of the produce of the estate.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I now fell into a regular routine of apprenticeship life, which was varied beyond the limits of the village and the marshes, by no more remarkable circumstance than the arrival of my birthday and my paying another visit to Miss Havisham.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The faintest sound, as of the cackling of the geese in the Capitol, the least departure from some ordinary routine, the most trifling mistake or error, mars the whole enterprise.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context