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In a vague way he understood that his father was in trouble and that this was the reason why he himself had not been sent back to Clongowes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
She turned as if to appeal to the good sense of the others against a refractory child while Aunt Julia gazed in front of her, a vague smile of reminiscence playing on her face.
It seemed to me that the mists in my own mind were gradually clearing away, and I began to have a dim, vague perception of the truth.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Yet I could not shake off the vague feeling of dread which it left behind, though the sensation grew less keen as the weeks passed and nothing happened to disturb the usual routine of our lives.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Peering through the gloom, I saw the vague outline of a man, a shade blacker than the blackness of the open door.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There was a whiz as of a missile in the air, mingled with the murmur of a curse, a sound as of shivering glass followed, and a small, vague form went over the fence and shot away in the gloom.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Rumours of a wonderful farm, where the human beings had been turned out and the animals managed their own affairs, continued to circulate in vague and distorted forms, and throughout that year a wave of rebelliousness ran through the countryside.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Apart from this, there remained a vague memory that what the kind, nice old fellow had said had not been at all so stupid as he had fancied at first, and that there was something in it that must be cleared up.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The council of war, at which Prince Andrew had not been able to express his opinion as he had hoped to, left on him a vague and uneasy impression.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The general trend of the campaign was rarely spoken of, partly because nothing certain was known about it, partly because there was a vague feeling that in the main it was going badly.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Something vague and confused, which he could not at all account for, had come over him with the capture of that officer and the blow he had dealt him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context