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I might have rebelled against these exasperating solos had it not been that he usually terminated them by playing in quick succession a whole series of my favourite airs as a slight compensation for the trial upon my patience.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The course of events in London did not run so well as I had hoped, for the trial of the Moriarty gang left two of its most dangerous members, my own most vindictive enemies, at liberty.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His lawyer said he reckoned he would win his lawsuit and get the money if they ever got started on the trial; but then there was ways to put it off a long time, and Judge Thatcher knowed how to do it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Well pleased the little magician hastened away to prove the powers of the spectacles in the theatre; no place seeming to him more fitted for such a trial.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
But, probably from the mental fatigue he was beginning to feel, he made a blunder in speaking of the trial, and this blunder he recalled several times with vexation.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Mental suffering and trial supply, in some natures, the place of years, and I will be as plain with you as if I were a Lady Abbess.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He who had been presented in the worst light at his trial, who had since broken prison and had been tried again, who had returned from transportation under a life sentence, and who had occasioned the death of the man who was the cause of his arrest.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
I feel so certain, Rachael, that the confidence you hold in yours against all discouragement, is not like to be wrong, that I have no more doubt of him than if I had known him through as many years of trial as you have.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Corney that was, had tried the tears, because they were less troublesome than a manual assault; but, she was quite prepared to make trial of the latter mode of proceeding, as Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
And so displeasing to the Romans was an outrage of this nature, that although his services were so great and so recent, they brought him to trial for his life.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context