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But whether they were moving or stationary, whether they were French or Russian, could not be discovered from the Shevardino Redoubt.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I well remember though, how the distant idea of the holidays, after seeming for an immense time to be a stationary speck, began to come towards us, and to grow and grow.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Suddenly, however, she became aware that one of the passing shadows remained stationary between her line of vision and the gleaming asphalt; and raising her eyes she saw a young woman bending over her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Having expressed himself thus confidently, he reined his horse backward down the slope which he had ascended, and compelled him in the same manner to move backward through the lists, till he reached the northern extremity, where he remained stationary, in expectation of his antagonist.
The fact that a somewhat dilapidated blue one remained stationary above the unprotected bonnet attracted her attention, and looking up, she saw Mr.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Susan became the stationary niece, delighted to be so; and equally well adapted for it by a readiness of mind, and an inclination for usefulness, as Fanny had been by sweetness of temper, and strong feelings of gratitude.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
The only completely stationary object in the room was an enormous couch on which two young women were buoyed up as though upon an anchored balloon.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
Just as Alice veiled her eyes in horror, under the impression that they were about to be swept within the vortex at the foot of the cataract, the canoe floated, stationary, at the side of a flat rock, that lay on a level with the water.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Possibly the checks they had devised for the increase of population had succeeded too well, and their numbers had rather diminished than kept stationary.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
But her ingenuity was at work to remedy the injury: while I ironed, or pursued other such stationary employments as I could not well do in the parlour, she would bring some pleasant volume and read it aloud to me.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context