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So desirable in every way were the apartments, and so moderate did the terms seem when divided between us, that the bargain was concluded upon the spot, and we at once entered into possession.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Lestrade showed us the exact spot at which the body had been found, and, indeed, so moist was the ground, that I could plainly see the traces which had been left by the fall of the stricken man.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The engines were soon upon the spot, but the dry wood burned with great fury, and it was impossible to arrest the conflagration until the stack had been entirely consumed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
When I struck the head of the island I never waited to blow, though I was most winded, but I shoved right into the timber where my old camp used to be, and started a good fire there on a high and dry spot.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
He entered a dense wood, picked his pathless way to the centre of it, and sat down on a mossy spot under a spreading oak.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He talked learnedly about field drains, silage, and basic slag, and had worked out a complicated scheme for all the animals to drop their dung directly in the fields, at a different spot every day, to save the labour of cartage.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
On the spot the officers set off in pursuit of her; she was alarmed, and feeling still more unwell, ran up the staircase home.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To the astonishment of the commission, he announced that he should ask permission to go himself to investigate the question on the spot.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The gun rang out with a deafening metallic roar, and a whistling grenade flew above the heads of our troops below the hill and fell far short of the enemy, a little smoke showing the spot where it burst.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The spot chosen for the duel was some eighty paces from the road, where the sleighs had been left, in a small clearing in the pine forest covered with melting snow, the frost having begun to break up during the last few days.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A child knocks itself and runs at once to the arms of its mother or nurse to have the aching spot rubbed or kissed, and it feels better when this is done.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context