1 As he stood by the desolate fire, he felt that the only one thing which could assuage his grief would be thorough and complete retribution, brought by his own hand upon his enemies.
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2 Now she was a thorough good sort again.
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3 And she was a thorough good sort, making him feel less of an audience, more of an actor, going round the Barn in her wake.
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4 For these two were old friends, old mates both at school and college, both thorough respecters of themselves and of each other, and, what does not always follow, men who thoroughly enjoyed each other's company.
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5 For it was to be seen with half an eye that he was a thorough gentleman, made to the model of the time; weary of everything, and putting no more faith in anything than Lucifer.
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6 Even Dr. Grant does shew a thorough confidence in my sister, and a certain consideration for her judgment, which makes one feel there is attachment; but of that I shall see nothing with the Frasers.
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7 s Easter holidays will not last much longer; no doubt they are thorough holidays to her.
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8 A morning of thorough confusion was to be expected.
9 He gave his throat a thorough rake round, as if it were the duty of every person not to be mistaken through thickness of voice.
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10 She leant back to obtain more thorough rest, and the soft eastern portion of the sky was as great a relief to her eyes as the thyme was to her head.
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11 "Yes," said the furze-dealer, standing up, giving his forehead a thorough mopping, and handing the beeswax to Humphrey, who succeeded at the rubbing forthwith.
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12 On the evening of that day the worthy old woman was sitting in her lodge, still in a thorough fright, and absorbed in sad reflections.
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13 He knew the best place for everything; in addition, boxing and foot-fencing and some dances; and he was a thorough single-stick player.
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14 The reader will not be surprised if, for various reasons, we do not here treat in a thorough manner, from the theoretical point of view, the questions raised by socialism.
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15 Such encounters are shocks, and the memory that they leave behind them resembles a thorough shaking up.
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