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Late one evening in the summer, a sudden rumour ran round the farm that something had happened to Boxer.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
It was very unlike their general mode of doing business, if they had; but still, as he had no particular wish to revive the rumour, he twisted his cap in his hands, and walked slowly from the table.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
But whatever the cause of this failure, Messer Giovanni had the blame; and the rumour ran that he had been bribed by the people of Lucca.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Small sounds carried far; domestic sounds out of the houses were clearly audible on either side of the roadway; and the rumour of the approach of any passenger preceded him by a long time.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Waldemar brought the rumour to Prince John, announcing, that he feared its truth the more that they had set out with a small attendance, for the purpose of committing an assault on the Saxon Cedric and his attendants.
She longed to see the Crofts; but when the meeting took place, it was evident that no rumour of the news had yet reached them.
I told him he was not to speak to anyone else about this, and I think it is all just a rumour, but I still think it might be good if you, Dear Father, if you looked into the matter the next time you visit.
We shall not disgrace the kingdom; nor will the rumour of your renown be lightly gone or the grace of all you have done fade away; nor will Ausonia be sorry to have taken Troy to her breast.
Rumour reported that Drebber had managed to convert a large part of his property into money, and that he had departed a wealthy man, while his companion, Stangerson, was comparatively poor.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context