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She had said that pockets were funny things to have: and then all of a sudden she had broken away and had run laughing down the sloping curve of the path.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
We both felt rather tired and when we reached the field we made at once for a sloping bank over the ridge of which we could see the Dodder.
He was a large man with rounded shoulders, a massive head, and a broad, intelligent face, sloping down to a pointed beard of grizzled brown.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The point was that in the lodge that was being built the carpenter had spoiled the staircase, fitting it together without calculating the space it was to fill, so that the steps were all sloping when it was put in place.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Suddenly Dolokhov made a backward movement with his spine, and his arm trembled nervously; this was sufficient to cause his whole body to slip as he sat on the sloping ledge.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the previous night, I had been sent straight to bed in an attic with a sloping roof, which was so low in the corner where the bedstead was, that I calculated the tiles as being within a foot of my eyebrows.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
But this danger was easily eliminated from the future, by opening an account at another bank in the name of Edward Hyde himself; and when, by sloping my own hand backward, I had supplied my double with a signature, I thought I sat beyond the reach of fate.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Before us lay a green sloping land full of forests and woods, with here and there steep hills, crowned with clumps of trees or with farmhouses, the blank gable end to the road.
In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
I took out my pocket perspective, and could plainly discover numbers of people moving up and down the sides of it, which appeared to be sloping; but what those people where doing I was not able to distinguish.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
From the entrance into the lists, a gently sloping passage, ten yards in breadth, led up to the platform on which the tents were pitched.