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This rebuke during the sober hours of school paled much of the glory of the Wild West for me and the confused puffy face of Leo Dillon awakened one of my consciences.
This last statement appeared to me to be so startling, that I could hardly believe that he was in his sober senses.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
When he was sober he used to be fond of playing backgammon and draughts with me, and he would make me his representative both with the servants and with the tradespeople, so that by the time that I was sixteen I was quite master of the house.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He used to always whale me when he was sober and could get his hands on me; though I used to take to the woods most of the time when he was around.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Amongst other things they spoke of the middle ages: some praised that period as far more interesting, far more poetical than our own too sober present; indeed Councillor Knap defended this opinion so warmly, that the hostess declared immediately on his side, and both exerted themselves with unwearied eloquence.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Finding by degrees, however, that I was sober, and (I hope) that I was a modest young gentleman, Mrs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
My dream was out; my wild fancy was surpassed by sober reality; Miss Havisham was going to make my fortune on a grand scale.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Sleary: a stout man as already mentioned, with one fixed eye, and one loose eye, a voice (if it can be called so) like the efforts of a broken old pair of bellows, a flabby surface, and a muddled head which was never sober and never drunk.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Sikes replied, he was joking; as, if he had been sober, there would have been strong reason to suppose he was.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
It had been years since he had chosen to do this but he did it now, putting on gravity and charm, even as he put on waistcoats of more sober hues.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Yet perhaps the virtue of those reverend sages was too strict for the corrupt and libertine manners of a court: and we often find by experience, that young men are too opinionated and volatile to be guided by the sober dictates of their seniors.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context