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  • Her guess was proven right by subsequent developments.
  • The results of the initial investigation were unclear, but a subsequent investigation concluded that she used good judgment.
  • The building was not damaged by the earthquake, but it was flooded by the subsequent tsunami.
  • Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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  • Such scenes had once appeared not otherwise than happy, but now, as viewed through the dismal medium of her subsequent life, they classed themselves among her ugliest remembrances.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • The influences of his solitary hut-life were upon him besides, and gave him a savage air that no dress could tame; added to these were the influences of his subsequent branded life among men, and, crowning all, his consciousness that he was dodging and hiding now.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • I thought of the promise of virtues which he had displayed on the opening of his existence and the subsequent blight of all kindly feeling by the loathing and scorn which his protectors had manifested towards him.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • (she was delirious, I became convinced by her subsequent actions and ravings)
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • If I could have explained these things to Miss Caroline, I would have saved myself some inconvenience and Miss Caroline subsequent mortification,
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • That, if Joe knew it, and at any subsequent period of our joint domestic life remarked that his beer was flat or thick, the conviction that he suspected Tar in it, would bring a rush of blood to my face.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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  • Edgar Linton, as multitudes have been before and will be after him, was infatuated: and believed himself the happiest man alive on the day he led her to Gimmerton Chapel, three years subsequent to his father’s death.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • The supposed rescue and subsequent trip in the bus.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • He’d heard the announcer talking about his injury and subsequent hiatus as he was getting ready in the chute.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Mae promised Nanci that she was not peeved, answered with an XO, sent her ten subsequent smiles, and went back to her queries, hoping that Nanci was satisfied and happy and that they were cool.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I suspect, from the nature of subsequent events, that the bargain I struck with Mike was rather one-sided and that he may not have fully grasped its implications; but in any event he provided the services of his dog team to help me move my supplies and equipment to his cabin.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Which is what I did in this case, and each subsequent time one of them was brought in, despite their terrible condition.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • We will alert you via comm when Linh Peony enters the subsequent stages of the disease.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • My midriff was covered with a floral pattern of bruises from my fall into the Dumpster and my subsequent kicking.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • I can see whatever is inside, behind, around, covered by, or subsequent to anything else.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • Even the absence of an alarm being turned in at Goll’s drugstore and the subsequent incorrect signals sent from the Courthouse were discussed.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • I’d been half-jokingly telling myself I was nuts for years, but with everything that had happened over the late spring and summer, beginning with Sarah’s release from jail and subsequent return, I’d found myself falling deeper and deeper into a mental abyss.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I would argue lamely for peace in Vietnam while my students clamored for the H-bombing of Hanoi and the subsequent obliteration of Moscow and Peking.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The subsequent history of the Professor’s pamphlet is well worth recording.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Subsequent investigation proved PURLES OVIS to be a latinate version of a similar substance, this time from sheep.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • THE SUBSEQUENT HOUR, OR hours, of wandering the canal rings hunting for my hotel were as miserable as any in my life, which is saying something.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The subsequent cheers cover Samson’s roar of pain as he collides with the cement wall, but it’s written on his face.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • He was trembling, too; the children could see his big hairy hands shake from side to side, ’with quite extra-sized trembles, to use the subsequent words of Peter.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • In subsequent months, death tallies exceeding 500 were common.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • If there was a cannon shot, it could have been easily lost in the subsequent explosions.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • On subsequent trips, when he was deported, he always stuck with one of these gang members to protect himself from any attacks.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • What can you tell us about Mr. Roark’s subsequent career?
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • All subsequent crimes against the Party, all treacheries, acts of sabotage, heresies, deviations, sprang directly out of his teaching.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • But on subsequent days they did exchange greetings and finally they began to talk.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • The unfortunate fact that the new third wife of the American millionaire was a bad sailor had led to the subsequent putting up of the house and island for sale.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • In the subsequent years, they drifted together on the other side of the Pakistani border, reformed, and began their counteroffensive to retake Afghanistan.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • We do feel her appointment with you must have some bearing on the case and her subsequent — suicide.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Later, under the sultanate of Zanzibar and subsequent rule by the Italian colonial government, the Somali Bantu were enslaved to work on plantations, a condition that persisted until as recently as the 1930s.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • This consideration probably hastened their determination, and quickened the subsequent movements.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • The world seemed to splash into a million whirling specks of light, and subsequent proceedings interested him no more.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • CHAPTER XIV For several subsequent days I saw little of Mr. Rochester.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • I remember most vividly three smashed bicycles in a heap, pounded into the road by the wheels of subsequent carts.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Countless scholars of that era chronicled Mary Magdalene’s days in France, including the birth of Sarah and the subsequent family tree.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Chapter — SECOND ITERATION [picture] "With subsequent drawings of the fractal curve, sudden changes may appear."
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The doctor had once for a short time been a part of the great world and his whole subsequent life was memory and longing for France.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • For all that time, Eddie had imagined a certain life-a "could have been" life-that would have been his if not for his father’s death and his mother’s subsequent collapse.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • For several hours I lay there broad awake, feeling a great deal worse than I have ever done since, even from the greatest subsequent misfortunes.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Indeed, his determined support for Muggle rights gained him many enemies in subsequent years.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Once in a while, he probes my memory for some lost fact, some overlooked detail that subsequent developments have made important.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • It was a large sou of this sort which, during the subsequent search of the police, was found under the bed near the window.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • While I was writing a thesis on the influence-upon subsequent metaphysical systems-of Aristotle’s theory of the Immovable Mover.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
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