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The Dukes Children

By: Anthony Trollope

...our father. If it were not that I do not like to be carried away by strong language, I would speak of more than esteem. Through your dear mother I hav... ... his ears were tingling and his brow knit- ted, he could have forgiven the language, if only he could have admitted the argument. He understood every ... ... his half- starved morning condition. His father had spoken in very strong language against racing,—saying that those who went were either fools or ra... ...answer; but that was impossible. She had accused him in the very strongest language of injustice, and had made him understand that if he were unjust t... ...a simple love-letter, and as such need not be given here. In what sweetest language he could find he assured her that even though he should never be a... ...man’s wife if all connected with the young man were resolved to reject the contact. But if she could conquer them,—then,—then she thought that she cou... ... believe that you would have thought so also had you and I been brought in contact on any other subject. 367 Anthony Trollope The discrepancy with re...

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The Last Chronicle of Barset

By: Anthony Trollope

...the diocese,’ said the archdeacon, permit- ting himself to use very strong language in his allusion to the 94 The Last Chronicle of Barset bishop’s w... ... been worth twelve hundred a year. Mrs Proudie, almost as energetic in her language as the archdeacon, had called him a beggarly perpetual curate. ‘We... ... ‘Dan!’ said a voice from the bed, rebuking him for the impropriety of his language. ‘Well; I beg pardon, but I did. And they guv’me two bob;— just tw... ...owever, at all like waiting, having perceived that Mr Crawley, though with language courteously worded, had spoken of him as a mere messenger. ‘I thin... ... in which I endeavoured to impress upon you, without the use of any severe language, what my convictions were.’ ‘Severe words are often the best mercy... ...wn fault. Eames had on one 225 Anthony Trollope occasion been thrown into contact with him, and on that occasion had quarrelled with him and had beat... ...ut the savour is of the church’s exterior. Any stranger thrown into chance contact with one of them would, from instinct, begin to talk about things e... ...o thoroughly different in all their sympathies should ever be brought into contact.’ ‘Dear, dear,’ said the archdeacon, as he stood afterwards on the ...

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The Longest Journey

By: E. M. Forster

...so dreadful and so different now that he was a man. It was her first great contact with the abnormal, and unknown fi- bres of her being rose in revolt... ...s purse. “I’m cramming,” pursued Tilliard, “and so natu- rally I come into contact with very little at present. But later on I hope to see things.” He... ...new unprofitable tongue. One might fancy a ser- aph, vexed with our normal language, who touches the pious to blasphemy, the blasphemous to piety. The... ...has happened to you? And oh, my pretty lobelias!” He replied, “A momentary contact with reality,” and she, who did not look for sense in his remarks, ...

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Sergey Ivanovitch Koznishev

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...is con- tempt for red tape, his cutting down of correspondence, his direct contact, wherever possible, with the living fact, and his economy. It happe... ...nd table, covered with recent numbers of reviews and journals in different languages, ranged like the rays of a star round the lamp. On the writing ta...

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The Perfect Wagnerite : A Commentary on the Ring of the Niblungs

By: George Bernard Shaw

...ve crossed the Channel. 9 Shaw My masters were the masters of a universal language: they were, to go from summit to summit, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Moza... ...ambiguously than the word love. But Wagner sought always for some point of contact between his ideas and the physical senses, so that people might not...

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John Keble's Parishes a History of Hursley and Otterbourne

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...elf, and not yet known to fame, but with an influence that all who came in contact with him could not fail to feel. In 1821 Mr. Heathcote gained a Fir... ...Saxon. Nor, indeed, was there any very pronounced dialect, like a separate language. The speech is slow, and with a tendency to make o like aa, as Tit...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

... poverty in the extreme, and poverty modified, or, to use his own emphatic language, ‘between nothing to eat and just half enough.’ He is not, as he f... ...hich would rival Babel, but for the cir- cumstance of its being all in one language. The ‘hear, hear,’ which occasioned that laugh, pro- ceeded from o... ...miserable career will shortly termi- nate in a violent and shameful death. Contact with death even in its least terrible shape, is solemn and appallin... ...ight trousers of unprecedented pat- terns, and coats for which the English language has yet no name—a kind of cross between a great-coat and a surtout...

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Cousin Pons

By: Honoré de Balzac

... 48 Cousin Pons this, too, becomes a matter of use and wont. It is only by contact with the barbarism of the world without that the happiness of that ... ...ught up their niece, for Emilie’s father, not without rea- son, had feared contact with the very mixed society of an inn for his daughter. The good ta... ...ed professions that go afoot through the street are brought continually in contact with disease and dishonor; they see nothing of human nature but its... ...ses, the letter-files so old that they had grown beards (in ecclesiastical language), the red tape dangling limp and dejected, the pasteboard boxes co... ...owl with such low people, servants and subor- dinates; and into such close contact with them too, that no barrister, no attorney in Paris could take u...

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The Noble Qur'An

By: Rev. J. M. Rodwell

...ras are very few; whilst on the other hand, they are mainly couched in the language of self-communion, of aspirations after truth, and of mental strug... ...oil, the winds, etc.), which we find adopted in the Koran. These points of contact with Islam, knowing as we do Muhammad’s eclecticism, can hardly be ... ...of Muhammad, the less reason do we find to justify the strong vituperative language poured out upon his head by Maracci, Prideaux, and others, in rece... ...oured forth over the earth the masses of fresh and salt water which are in contact at the mouths of rivers, etc. See Sura [lxviii.] xxvii. 62; [lxxxvi... ...the two mountains, beneath which he found a people who scarce understood a language. They said, “O Dhoulkarnain! verily , Gog and Magog 18 waste this... ...of death have fallen! But better in them would be obedience and becom- ing language. And if, when the command for war is issued, they are true to God,... ...ty sprung up for ever, until ye believe in God alone.” Yet imitate not the language of Abraham to his Father, “I will pray for thy forgiveness, but no...

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Twice Told Tales

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... recognized her as the woman who had assaulted the Governor with frightful language as he passed by the window of her prison; they knew, also, that sh... ...g, a slight obstruction occurs, and brings these two figures di- rectly in contact. Their hands touch; the pressure of the crowd 90 Twice Told Tales ... ... you seek here?” exclaimed Shute, extending his cane to guard himself from contact. “There is nothing here but Death. Back—or you will meet him!” “Dea...

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The Collected Poems

By: William Butler Yeats

...und Like a dumb beast in a show. Neither know what I am Nor where I go, My language beaten Into one name; I am in love And that is my shame. What hurt... ... Gregory, thought All that we did, all that we said or sang Must come from contact with the soil, from that Contact everything Antaeus like grew stron...

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The Insulted and Injured

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

...with buttons missing from his uniform; and all this written in such simple language, exactly as we talk ourselves … Strange! Anna Andreyevna looked in... ...n stuff? I shouldn’t have understood it myself. I should have improved the language. I’m praising it, but say what you will, it’s not very refined. Bu... .... The stranger kept grumbling and cursing the stairs as he climbed up, his language growing stronger and more violent as he proceeded. Of course the s... ...course the staircase was narrow, filthy, steep, and never lighted; but the language I heard on the third floor was such that I could not believe it to... ...to protect you, so to say, from his influence. No one is safe who comes in contact with him. So keep your eyes open, that’s all. And here you’ve been ...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

... poverty in the extreme, and poverty modified, or, to use his own emphatic language, ‘between nothing to eat and just half enough.’ He is not, as he f... ...hich would rival Babel, but for the cir- cumstance of its being all in one language. The ‘hear, hear,’ which occasioned that laugh, pro- ceeded from o... ...miserable career will shortly termi- nate in a violent and shameful death. Contact with death even in its least terrible shape, is solemn and appallin... ...ight trousers of unprecedented pat- terns, and coats for which the English language has yet no name—a kind of cross between a great-coat and a surtout... ... so gentlemanly!’ ‘So clever!’ said Miss Marianne. ‘And has such a flow of language!’ added Miss Teresa. ‘He has a great respect for you, my dear,’ sa... ...tt. No delay; for life and death depend upon your promptitude.” Passionate language, certainly. Shall I see him?’ ‘Do, ’ replied Miss Julia; ‘and entr... ...dow that would not shut, and a door that must be open, placed him in close contact with a pas- senger, who had been walking about all the morning with...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...remendous racket at the other end of the ship, and much and excited sailor language, such as “damn your eyes,” etc. In a moment or two the captain, wh... ..., afterwards a Lieutenant-general in the Confederate army. I never came in contact with him in the war of the Rebellion, nor did he render any very co... ...s strongly as in their other characteristics. General Scott was precise in language, cultivated a style pe- culiarly his own; was proud of his rhetori... ...together so as to make them personally acquainted. It also brought them in contact with volunteers, many of whom served in the war of the rebellion af... ... it. The latter immediately took the man by the shoulder and asked him, in language more forcible than polite, what he was doing there. The man proved... ...s, and should be the best of 592 Personal Memoirs friends. They speak one language, and are related by blood and other ties. We together, or even eit... ...eak. Before, new territories were settled by a “class”; people who shunned contact with others; people who, when the country began to settle up around... ... He and Sherman are the fittest officers for large commands I have come in contact with. If their services can be rewarded by promotion to the rank of...

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The Witch and Other Stories

By: Anton Chekhov

...amp it underfoot, and tear it to shreds. But then, as though frightened by contact with the dirt, she leapt back and began pacing up and down again. W... ...was incessant, and those who were loudest and most persistent in this foul language were the old men who were so near their end. And the girls and chi...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...he article?” Your speaking countenance,’ said W egg, ‘puts it plainer than language. Now , you can’t read in my face what answer I give?’ ‘No, I can’t... ...icular notice of him than instinctively falling away from the disagreeable contact, Eugene, with a lazy compliment or so to Miss W ren, begged leave t...

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