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It was the time when the youthful Speranski was at the zenith of his fame and his reforms were being pushed forward with the greatest energy.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Such commendations had been bestowed upon his bravery, that he could not, for the life of him, help postponing the explanation for a few delicious minutes; during which he had flourished, in the very zenith of a brief reputation for undaunted courage.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Lastly, with eyebrows knitted, and face turned to scan the zenith, he would drink in the smell of the fields, and fall to listening to the winged population of the air as from earth and sky alike the manifold music of winged creatures combined in a single harmonious chorus.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Their heads were all reclined, either to the right, or the left; one of their eyes turned inward, and the other directly up to the zenith.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Meanwhile, as the moon was about to rise, and as there was still floating in the zenith a remnant of the brightness of twilight, these clouds formed at the summit of the sky a sort of whitish arch, whence a gleam of light fell upon the earth.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
A few stars, daintily piercing the pale blue of the zenith, and visible to revery alone, formed imperceptible little splendors amid the immensity.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The moon had now waxed bright and silvery, but the heath was proof against such illumination, and there was to be observed the striking scene of a dark, rayless tract of country under an atmosphere charged from its zenith to its extremities with whitest light.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
The captain of the Musketeers was therefore admired, feared, and loved; and this constitutes the zenith of human fortune.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
All beneath the fantastic limbs and ragged tree tops, which were, here and there, dimly painted against the starry zenith, lay alike in shadowed obscurity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
All the time that he gazed upward to the zenith, he was, nevertheless, perfectly aware that little Pearl was pointing her finger towards old Roger Chillingworth, who stood at no great distance from the scaffold.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
But even on this supposition the balanced civilization that was at last attained must have long since passed its zenith, and was now far fallen into decay.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context