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He had to seal his mouth on the subject, however, for to express an unorthodox opinion was a dangerous matter in those days in the Land of the Saints.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A propos of marriages: do you know that a while ago that universal auntie Anna Mikhaylovna told me, under the seal of strict secrecy, of a plan of marriage for you.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Here then, as I lay down the pen and proceed to seal up my confession, I bring the life of that unhappy Henry Jekyll to an end.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
She could not acquire the air of doing things because she wanted to, and making her choice the final seal of their fitness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
It came at the end of his speeches like a seal applied on the words to make the meaning of the commonest phrase appear absolutely inscrutable.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Clifford had never been primarily out for money, though he made it where he could, for money is the seal and stamp of success.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The last name was written in pencil, and Amy explained that he was to rewrite it in ink and seal it up for her properly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
The lesser sort appeared in yellow and black dogskin coats, but Kennicott was lordly in a long raccoon ulster and a new seal cap.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
He wrote with his own hand his love to his cousin William, and sent him half a guinea under the seal.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Human or animal, the mystical brow is as that great golden seal affixed by the German Emperors to their decrees.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Andrea examined it carefully, to ascertain if the letter had been opened, or if any indiscreet eyes had seen its contents; but it was so carefully folded, that no one could have read it, and the seal was perfect.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context