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He knew she had accepted without afterthought: he could never be a factor in her calculations, and there was a surprise, a refreshment almost, in the spontaneity of her consent.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She would have been a strikingly beautiful woman had there been any glow in her eyes, any responsive warmth in her smile or any spontaneity in her voice that fell with gentle melody on the ears of her family and her servants.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The same singularly proud and reserved nature which turned away with disdain from popular notoriety was capable of being moved to its depths by spontaneous wonder and praise from a friend.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Napoleon had commanded that once a week there should be held something called a Spontaneous Demonstration, the object of which was to celebrate the struggles and triumphs of Animal Farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Almost all day long the house resounded with their running feet, their cries, and their spontaneous laughter.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
No command ever appears spontaneously, or itself covers a whole series of occurrences; but each command follows from another, and never refers to a whole series of events but always to one moment only of an event.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But then, as Herbert changed the bandages, more by the light of the fire than by the outer light, he went back to it spontaneously.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
If this new phase was spontaneous, or in any way due to her unconscious influence, she must have some rare gift or power.