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  • But even the novelty and painfulness of his going to a Papistical land could not displace for long Mr. and Mrs. Clare's natural interest in their son's marriage.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • I was practically tingling from the novelty of the eveningthe campus so deserted and still, the amazing food, laughing nonstop with Josh through dinner with no one watching me.

    Untouchable

  • It was then that some one whispered to Lieutenant Brown and his men that Cecilton enjoyed the novelty of having a Negro

    Unwritten History

  • Cossinza hovered nearby, chatting with those she comĀ­manded while experimenting with the novelty of the wide smile.

    The False Mirror

  • Between the novelty of his new life and hap - py musing over the future, he forgot his birthday.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • In it were combined all of Rossini's, ideas of operatic reform, and the novelty of some of the innovations probablv accounts for the inability of his earlier public to appreciate its merits.

    The Great Italian and French Composers

  • So with Ninon de l'Enclos, the novelty of the career she laid out for herself to follow, and did follow until the end with unwavering constancy, justifies us in regarding her as the head of a new line, or dynasty.

    Ninon de L'Enclos the Celebrated Beauty of the 17th Century

  • As Lincoln was riding into town with his friends, they passed the fine house of Forquer, and observed the novelty of the lightning-rod, discussing the manner in which it protected the house from being struck by lightning.

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

  • With this spirit of ignorant or lawless admiration the novelty of yesterday is eclipsed by the novelty of to-day; other things being equal, the later instance of disproportion always outbids the earlier.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

  • Mr. Banks considered that the success of Mr. Duck was certainly owing to the peculiarity of his circumstances, and that the novelty of a thresher writing verses, was the genuine cause of his being taken notice of, and not any intrinsic excellence in the verses themselves.

    The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland

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