1 The transition from libertine to prig was so complete.
2 But a third series of ideas turned upon the question how to effect this transition from the old life to the new.
3 Levin smiled joyfully; he was struck by this transition from the confused, verbose discussion with Pestsov and his brother to this laconic, clear, almost wordless communication of the most complex ideas.
4 There was only one stage in the transition from coldness to inspiration, at which work was possible.
5 Again, as before, all of a sudden, without the slightest transition, he felt cast down from a pinnacle of happiness, peace, and dignity, into an abyss of despair, rage, and humiliation.
6 She had left a city which sat up nights to talk of universal transition; of European revolution, guild socialism, free verse.
7 The transition is a keen one, I assure you, from a schoolmaster to a sailor, and requires a strong decoction of Seneca and the Stoics to enable you to grin and bear it.
8 Interrupting the dialogue by this abrupt transition, the scout had instant recourse to the fragments of food which had escaped the voracity of the Hurons.
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9 Then, with another transition in voice and subject, allusions were made to the virgin who wept in the adjacent lodge.
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10 Gross natures have this in common with naive natures, that they possess no transition state.
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11 There was now something so kind, so gentle, so openhearted, and so paternal in this brusqueness, that Marius, in the sudden transition from discouragement to hope, was stunned and intoxicated by it, as it were.
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12 The transition was an unheard-of one.
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13 The transition had not been softened, and they would have been stunned, had they not been dazzled by it.
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14 But in upland hamlets the transition from a-bed to abroad is surprisingly swift and easy.
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15 Eternal rigidity had seized upon it in a momentary transition between fervour and resignation.
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