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The Hollytree Three Branches

By: Charles Dickens

... miles, when, at length coming up with it, he discovered it to be the last bus- tard in Great Britain, degenerated into a wingless state, and running ...

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Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys, In Black and White

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ll go to sleep. They return and M. compounds a four-finger peg. CAPT. G. O bus! bus! It’ll make me as drunk as an owl. CAPT . M. Curious thing, ‘twon’...

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Brooksmith, The Real Thing, The Story of It, Flickerbridge, And Mrs. Medwin

By: Henry James

...ince their arrival. “I’m all in a soak; there was a mess of people in the ‘bus. I wish you lived near a stytion,” said Miss Churm. I requested her to ...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume Two

By: Hugh Clough

...king the spoil and plunder of the field, they met with several targets and bus- kins of the Amazons; but no woman’s body was found among the dead. The...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

... as, in an inter- val of three days, the Governor Higginson and the Colum- bus had observed it at two different points of the chart, separated by a di...

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The Story of the Gadsby

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ll go to sleep. They return and M. compounds a four-finger peg. CAPT. G. O bus! bus! It’ll make me as drunk as an owl. CAPT . M. ‘Curious thing, ‘twon...

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Bartleby the Scrivener

By: Herman Melville

..., ran up Wall Street to- wards Broadway, and, jumping into the first omni- bus, was soon removed from pursuit. As soon as tranquillity returned, I dis...

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The Secret Agent

By: Joseph Conrad

...ter time, or else there would have been no one now to help him out of the ‘bus by the Green Park railings, where that spectre took its constitutional ... ...vie, you must look well after me at the crossings, and get first into the `bus, like a good brother.” This appeal to manly protection was received by ... ...d and threw out his chest. “Don’t be nervous, Winnie. Mustn’t be nervous! `Bus all right,” he answered in a brusque, slurring stammer partaking of the... ...p liking the boy. She cried out suddenly: “Quick, Stevie. Stop that green `bus.” And Stevie, tremulous and important with his sister Winnie on his arm... ...e on his arm, flung up the other high above his head at the ap- proaching ‘bus, with complete success. An hour afterwards Mr V erloc raised his eyes f... ... was a pure accident; as much an accident as if he had been run over by a `bus while crossing the street.” His generosity was not infinite, because he... ...d! No Master,” said the Professor sententiously as he rose to get off the `bus. Ossipon followed. “Wait till you are lying flat on your back at the en...

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Twelve Stories and a Dream

By: H. G. Wells

...op in a book, and it came down in the Fulham Road within three yards of a ‘bus horse. It stood for a second per- haps, astonishing and in its attitude... ... its attitude astonished, then it crumpled, shivered into pieces, and the ‘bus horse was inci- dentally killed. Filmer lost the end of the archiepisco... ...e, and glanced at something that went throbbing by the window, “as a motor-bus. As a matter of fact—” He paused and smiled at me deeply, and tapped sl...

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens
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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

...razzle.” Philip was too restless to work that afternoon, so he jumped on a bus and crossed the river to see whether there were any pictures on view at... ...her to the shop. He shaved quickly, scrambled into his clothes, and took a bus to the station. He was there by twenty to eight and watched the incomin... ...rds he jumped in a cab and followed her. He guessed that she would take a ‘bus to Victoria, so that they would arrive about the same time. He saw her ... ...hen the summer comes along,” he said, as they drove along on the top of a ‘bus to Soho—she had herself sug- gested that they should not be so extravag... ...e cab.” He nodded to her and forced a smile on his lips, then jumped on a ‘bus and made his way home. 391 W. Somerset Maugham He smoked a pipe before... ... Athelnys’ Philip walked down Chancery Lane and along the Strand to get a ‘bus at the top of Parliament Street. One Sunday , when he had known them ab... ...n them about six weeks, he did this as usual, but he found the Kennington ‘bus full. It was June, but it had rained during the day and the night was r... ...w and cold. He walked up to Piccadilly Circus in order to get a seat; the ‘bus waited at the fountain, and when it arrived there seldom had more than ...

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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

By: Honoré de Balzac
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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens
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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Somerset Maugham

...to her own. I lived near Victoria Station, and I recall long excursions by bus to the hospitable houses of the literary . In my timidity I wandered up...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...d walls, and water, pretty much as on a common place and matrimonial omni bus. He made the same sharp twists and turns, perhaps, over two rumbling dr...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...unless perhaps in attempting to go up to the top of St. Paul’s in an omni bus. Never, never once, that day, was the coach in any position, attitude, ...

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Wuthering Heights

By: Emily Brontë

... anybody hurt you?’ ‘There, there, children—to your seats!’ cried Hindley, bus- tling in. ‘That brute of a lad has warmed me nicely. Next time, Master...

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Adam Bede

By: George Eliot

...ll of them if they stayed out and 179 George Eliot talked a little about “bus’ness.” Chad Cranage looks like quite a new acquaintance to-day, for he ...

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Guy Mannering

By: Sir Walter Scott

...tensible manager of the whole examination, looked down upon the table, and bus- ied himself with reading and, arranging the papers respect- ing the bu...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

... questions. Would she mind, for example, if the wheels of that motor-omni- bus passed over her and crushed her to death? No, not in the least; or an a...

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The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By: The Manhattan Engineer District
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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...is inclinations; but, slight as they were, they were not made without much bus- tling and running about. As Nicholas had husbanded his scanty stock of...

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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories

By: H. G. Wells

...y dealer’s, and cudgelled my brains to think what he had to do with me. A ‘bus went by, and sounded exactly like the rumbling of a train. I seemed to ... ...e, and glanced at something that went throbbing by the window, “as a motor-bus. As a matter of fact—” 314 The Country of the Blind He paused and smil...

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Bram Stoker's Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

...nd dearest friend was gone from us. We came back to town quietly, taking a bus to Hyde Park Corner. Jonathan thought it would interest me to go into...

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Cousin Betty

By: Honoré de Balzac

...w, come to dinner.” BY SEVEN O’CLOCK Lisbeth had returned home in an omni- bus, for she was eager to see Wenceslas, whose dupe she had been for three ...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...t, Miss Lavinia Wilfer!’ ‘What you may mean, George Sampson, by your omni- bus-driving expressions, I cannot pretend to imagine. Nei- ther,’ said Miss...

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...ow-subjects, whose circumstances are by no means affluent. But the herring-bus bounty contributes to no such good purpose. It has ruined the boat fish... ...tible source of real wealth to the crown and kingdom of Spain. When Colum- bus, upon his return from his first voyage, was introduced with a sort of t...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...sement in his lonely evenings; for Sheridan’s well-informed, animated, and bus- tling mind never suffered conversation to stag- nate; and Mrs. Sherida...

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The Magician a Novel

By: Somerset Maugham

... in tails and a white tie, as was then the custom, I went and came back by bus. I was asked to spend week ends in the country. They were something of ... ...is 170 TheMagician fears, had vanished. He looked like some old alchemist bus ied with unnatural things. Susie’s heart began to beat pain fully. Sh...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

...rethought founded? Does he try the ring of it with our changed conditions? Bus a man of forethought who has to be one of our geysers ebullient by the ...

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Man and Superman a Comedy and a Philosophy

By: George Bernard Shaw

...aking my neck. THE CHAUFFEUR. Well, if you like easy going, you can take a bus, you know. It’s cheaper. You pay me to save your time and give you the ...

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The Analysis of Mind

By: Bertrand Russell

... affected: you hurry if you want the tram, or cease to hurry if you want a bus. In this case the content of your belief is a sensation (the noise) and...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...umbus, on his left, to Mill Springs, on his right. As we have seen, Colum- bus, both banks of the T ennessee River, the west bank of the Cumberland an... ...feats at Henry and Donelson; their long marches from Bowling Green, Colum- bus, and Nashville, and their failure at Shiloh; in fact from having been d... ...hed Colonel Hatch with one regiment to destroy the railroad between Colum- bus and Macon and then return to La Grange. Hatch had a sharp fight with th...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...This I have in my hand is an ingenious contrivance—a sort of practical re- bus, I may call it: here, you see, it looks like an elegant heart- shaped b...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

... balls, 108 War & Peace from the flushed and perspiring faces of the crew bus- tling round the guns, from the sight of the blood of men and horses, f...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...Mohamed Atta to join him. On June 2,Atta traveled to the Czech Republic by bus from Germany and then flew from Prague to Newark the next day. Accordin... ...was en route to the United States. On the latter occa- sion, he arrived by bus from Germany, on June 2, and departed for Newark the following day. 69 ... ...hat in June 2004,Taliban fighters resorted to slaughtering 16 Afghans on a bus, apparently for no reason other than their boldness in carrying an unpr... ...YPD interview 4, Housing (Feb. 17, 2004); PAPD interview 4, Port Authority Bus T erminal Command (Nov. 20, 2003). For officers assisting in the North ... ...; Civilian interview 6 (Mar. 22, 2004); PAPD interview 4, Port Author- ity Bus T erminal Command (Nov. 20, 2003); NYPD interview 10, ESU (Mar. 1, 2004... ...YPD interview 4, Housing (Feb. 17, 2004); PAPD interview 4, Port Authority Bus T erminal Command (Nov. 20, 2003). 146. NYPD interview 19, 13th Precinc... ..., 2002. For the desk’s instructions, see PAPD statement 10, Port Authority Bus T erminal Command, Mar. 20, 2002; PAPD interview 3, LaGuardia Command (... ...iew 3, LaGuardia Command (Nov. 20, 2003); PAPD statement 6, Port Authority Bus T erminal Command, Jan. 4, 2002. For poor situational awareness, see PA... ...1. For officers on the ground floors, see PAPD interview 4, Port Authority Bus T erminal Command (Nov. 20, 2003); PAPD interview 2, Holland Tunnel Com...

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Best of Four

By: Carol Ann Ellis

...ry morning, she takes a shower, gathers her books and climbs on the school bus. Her mom believes that she is going to school, because her mom trusts h...

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