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Definition the result of some preceding events
  • Rappaccini! and is THIS the upshot of your experiment!
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Rappaccini's Daughter
  • The upshot of the petition was waited for in Weatherbury with solicitous interest.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • The upshot of this was also nothing.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The upshot is, we might as well glow in the dark in terms of staying inconspicuous.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • The upshot of the affair was that she accompanied me next morning.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • The upshot was that they had exchanged viewpoints like debaters.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • The upshot is that Bangladesh today has a significant civil society and a huge garment industry full of women workers who power a dynamic export sector.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The upshot wasn't all Farmer thought it should be.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • I'm afraid he got a bit huffed, and the upshot was that he laughed too much and got excited, and asked the lady—well, you know.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • They made them gifts, and they talked; and the upshot of it was that John Toomey had bought land from the Indians.
    Louis L'Amour  --  The Broken Gun
  • But the upshot of it was that they decided to keep on ahead awhile, anyway.
    James Agee  --  A Death in the Family
  • The upshot of this was that the change was eventually effected; not without great gloom on the part of Carrie.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • That was the entire upshot of yesterday's meeting," Dexter said.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • The upshot of it was that all the definite claims of the people had to be granted.
    William Morris  --  News from Nowhere
  • Gow's Watch Lurgan Sahib did not use as direct speech, but his advice tallied with Mahbub's; and the upshot was good for Kim.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • But the real upshot of the business was that the number of riddles to be solved was augmented.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • The upshot of the matter was that the Principal went to Paul's father, and Paul was taken out of school and put to work.
    Willa Cather  --  Paul's Case
  • The upshot is that between the operation and the uncontrolled eating Fred has become enormously fat.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • He was mighty learned about the case, to me; but the upshot of his opinion was, that the carrier was making his last journey rather fast.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • There I found Conseil, who wanted to know the upshot of my interview with the captain.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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