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It is an unimaginatively standardized background, a sluggishness of speech and manners, a rigid ruling of the spirit by the desire to appear respectable.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
The Standard commented upon the fact that lawless outrages of the sort usually occurred under a Liberal Administration.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And at that moment, though the day was still, a light gust of wind blowing over the army slightly stirred the streamers on the lances and the unfolded standards fluttered against their staffs.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
One had saved a standard, another had killed five Frenchmen, a third had loaded five cannon singlehanded.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Scarcely a quarter of the soldiers remain with the standards of their regiments, the others go off by themselves in different directions hoping to find food and escape discipline.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He could not have said by what standard he judged what he should or should not do, but the standard was quite firm and definite in his own mind.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Apparently the place succeeded in satisfying him, and, to tell the truth, it was at least up to the usual standard of our provincial capitals.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
This jealousy, then, is so natural to princes, that they cannot guard themselves against it, nor show gratitude to those who serving under their standard have gained great victories and made great conquests on their behalf.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The disgusting part of it was that many of these cousins were rich, so that Lily imbibed the idea that if people lived like pigs it was from choice, and through the lack of any proper standard of conduct.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
This city had remained faithful to him, after the whole nation had forsaken his cause to join the standard of Parliament and liberty.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context