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  • The tension began to build, and I found myself clutching the telescope as I waited for the denouement, wondering what had prompted George's swift transformation.†   (source)
  • I thought there was going to be a denouement of tragic scope.†   (source)
  • The denouement had come as an additional blow.†   (source)
  • While suspicion was to be directed against him, she would be making quiet preparations for a very different denouement.   (source)
  • This ....well, I've heard of denouement, but this is ridiculous.†   (source)
  • There was yet another novelistic roundness in this denouement: they were the same two cops who had come the other day to question Annie about Kushner, David and Goliath.†   (source)
  • Berger and Eriksson had talked through what needed to be done, but the immediate situation was complicated by the fact that Blomkvist and Berger knew what role Salander had played in the denouement of the Wennerström affair—in her capacity as elite-level hacker she had been Blomkvist's secret source.†   (source)
  • Finally, he summed up the dénouement in Gosseberga which led to Salander's being shot and buried alive, and explained how a policeman's death was a needless catastrophe because Niedermann had already been captured.†   (source)
  • At some point not long after their writing I must have torn them out in despair from the ledger-like book in which I kept my journal, stowing them away in a clumsy wad at the back of the ledger, where I ran across them by luck even as I was re-creating the denouement of this goofy masquerade.†   (source)
  • I hugged Sophie softly and thought of my book; a thrill of pride and contentment went through me when I considered the honest workmanship I had so far put into the story, making its predestined way with grace and beauty toward the blazing denouement which remained to be set down but which I had already foretokened in my mind a thousand times: the tormented, alienated girl going to her lonely death on the indifferent summertime streets of the city I had just left behind.†   (source)
  • They considered the enormous English wickedness in silence, overwhelmed by its denouement.†   (source)
  • "What an amazing denouement that was," I said.†   (source)
  • "I don't think you would have cared for its DENOUEMENT," he said with sudden grimness.†   (source)
  • He was impatient as the jest elaborately rolled on to its denouement.†   (source)
  • DENOUEMENT—isn't that too big a word for such a small incident?†   (source)
  • He had no intention, as yet, of regulating the denouement.†   (source)
  • It was not until close upon six o'clock that I found myself free and was able to spring into a hansom and drive to Baker Street, half afraid that I might be too late to assist at the dénouement of the little mystery.†   (source)
  • IT BEGAN like that—and continued, with varying shades of intensity, on such a note right up to the denouement.†   (source)
  • And after that she could go her way, as surely she must; then, seeing that he would have done all that he could for her he would go his way to the glorious denouement that lay directly before him in case only this were adjusted.†   (source)
  • He was not sorry for the denouement of his visit: he only wished it had come sooner, and spared him a certain waste of emotion.†   (source)
  • She followed in imagination the career of other beauties, pointing out to her daughter what might be achieved through such a gift, and dwelling on the awful warning of those who, in spite of it, had failed to get what they wanted: to Mrs. Bart, only stupidity could explain the lamentable denouement of some of her examples.†   (source)
  • Her story was as full of desperation and despair as her limited acquaintance with those uncomfortable emotions enabled her to make it, and having located it in Lisbon, she wound up with an earthquake, as a striking and appropriate denouement.†   (source)
  • After which harrowing denouement sufficient to appal the stoutest he snapped the blade to and stowed the weapon in question away as before in his chamber of horrors, otherwise pocket.†   (source)
  • And then the usual denouement after the fun had gone on fast and furious he got 1190 landed into hot water and had to be spirited away by a few friends, after a strong hint to a blind horse from John Mallon of Lower Castle Yard, so as not to be made amenable under section two of the criminal law amendment act, certain names of those subpoenaed being handed in but not divulged for reasons which will occur to anyone with a pick of brains.†   (source)
  • is judgment, (Nature accepts him absolutely,)
    He judges not as the judge judges but as the sun failing round
    helpless thing,
    As he sees the farthest he has the most faith,
    His thoughts are the hymns of the praise of things,
    In the dispute on God and eternity he is silent,
    He sees eternity less like a play with a prologue and denouement,
    He sees eternity in men and women, he does not see men and women
    as dreams or dots.†   (source)
  • I see Freedom, completely arm'd and victorious and very haughty,
    with Law on one side and Peace on the other,
    A stupendous trio all issuing forth against the idea of caste;
    What historic denouements are these we so rapidly approach?†   (source)
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