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  • …finally told him what to do that night he forgot about it and didn't know that he still had it) and told Grandfather—told him, mind; not excusing, asking for no pity; not explaining, asking for no exculpation: just told Grandfather how he had put his first wife aside like eleventh and twelfth century kings did: 'I found that she was not and could never be, through no fault of her own, adjunctive or incremental to the design which I had in mind, so I provided for her and put her aside.'†   (source)
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  • Despite his first, the study of English literature seemed in retrospect an absorbing parlor game, and reading books and having opinions about them, the desirable adjunct to a civilized existence.†   (source)
  • But it was either that or adjuncting in New York.†   (source)
  • His idea is radical, and in another era would have been a fringe notion espoused by an eccentric adjunct professor somewhere: that all information, personal or not, should be known by all.†   (source)
  • I'm an adjunct professor there.†   (source)
  • Barbara and I have discussed godfathers at length and we have come to the conclusion that, whether the baby is a girl or boy, we would consider it an honour if you would agree to accept this office as an adjunct to the more disreputable positions you have held in the past.†   (source)
  • It's the special skill of an adolescent to imagine the end of the world as an adjunct to his own discontent.†   (source)
  • Organized as an internal security and marksmen adjunct of the Navy in 1775, the Marine Corps had never played a significant role in American military history.†   (source)
  • I was an adjunct.†   (source)
  • Ghosh had a title: not Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor, or Clinical Associate Professor (implying an honorary, unpaid designation), but Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Surgery.†   (source)
  • The adjunct only smiled.†   (source)
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  • Smiled warmly at his old campaigner, his loyal champion, his adjunct, that marvelous singer of the old songs who had rallied his spirit during times of distress and discouragement, who with his singing of the old familiar melodies soothed the doubts and fears of the multitude; he who had rallied the ignorant, the fearful and suspicious, those still wrapped in the rags of slavery; him, there, your leader, who calmed the children of the storm.†   (source)
  • It's now an adjunct to the Soviet embassy.†   (source)
  • Back then, Burundi and Rwanda were essentially tiny adjuncts of the vast Belgian Congo.†   (source)
  • Like any writer worth his salt, I was about to receive my just bounty, that necessary adjunct to hard work—necessary as food and drink—which revived the fatigued wits and sweetened all life.†   (source)
  • Its product; its subject; once its slave … But I have come to terms with it: realising at last that it is a necessary adjunct of my own measure of humanity.†   (source)
  • Her voice constantly yelled out commands to her charges; it would rise in tempo and volume, until finally, as an adjunct to her voice, the strap against flesh would sound, followed by the scream of the child.†   (source)
  • The adjunct escorted us through the outermost office, where nine blue-uniformed minor adjuncts dealt with complaining ship captains, and beyond them were offices for likely a dozen major adjuncts and their crews.†   (source)
  • He is looking for an adjunct position, teaching German part-time.†   (source)
  • It was what I could afford in New York City on an adjunct's salary.†   (source)
  • This adjunct could pass us onto the station on her own authority.†   (source)
  • "Seivarden," I said, "escort Senior Security to where Inspector Adjunct Daos Ceit is."†   (source)
  • It was Inspector Adjunct Ceit who first made me suspect.†   (source)
  • "Honored Breq," the inspector adjunct said, with a slight bow.†   (source)
  • And possibly I would have a chance to discover just who this young inspector adjunct reminded me of.†   (source)
  • "They make them for funerals," the adjunct was saying, still talking about memorial pins.†   (source)
  • I took the tea the adjunct poured from a flask on the table, thanked her, and took a seat.†   (source)
  • But the adjunct— her name, I knew, was Daos Ceit—didn't mention that.†   (source)
  • "I used to know someone else who sang all the time," the adjunct continued.†   (source)
  • This inspector adjunct, probably a legal adult for a decade, was still impossibly young.†   (source)
  • This inspector adjunct was, perhaps, a client of hers.†   (source)
  • "No need," said the adjunct, and took her own seat by the table.†   (source)
  • Awesome, and our once and former judge was an adjunct professor at Harvard Law, where Gates was a student in two of his classes.†   (source)
  • He'd lifted weights in his late teens, remaking the soft flimsy body that used to function as an adjunct to the Univac head.†   (source)
  • A niche in the wall behind the young adjunct held an icon of Amaat and a small bowl of bright-orange, rufflepetaled flowers.†   (source)
  • She looked over at the table where her assistant sat, and all three of the adjunct inspectors there stood, and left the shop behind her.†   (source)
  • I see Adjunct Ceit has given you tea.†   (source)
  • We turned a corner and stopped cold, confronted with Inspector Adjunct Ceit holding a stun stick, the sort of thing Station Security might use.†   (source)
  • Whoever the inspector supervisor was, she had money and influence enough to bring this adjunct here from Ors.†   (source)
  • We followed Inspector Supervisor Skaaiat to the outer office—empty, Daos Ceit (Inspector Adjunct Ceit, I would have to remember) likely gone for the day, given the hour.†   (source)
  • "I am sorry, cit …. honored, and citizen," said the adjunct who had led us here, fingers twitching as she communicated with someone—likely the station Al, or the inspector supervisor herself.†   (source)
  • Inspector Adjunct Ceit had three close friends, all three of whom had incomes and positions similar to hers, to judge from the gifts they'd exchanged with her.†   (source)
  • I looked at the adjunct again.†   (source)
  • Inspector Adjunct Ceit stood.†   (source)
  • The adjunct escorted us through the outermost office, where nine blue-uniformed minor adjuncts dealt with complaining ship captains, and beyond them were offices for likely a dozen major adjuncts and their crews.†   (source)
  • Elegant back rooms and private drinking booths on the second floor were usually adjuncts of very profitable places.†   (source)
  • He had neither light nor bell nor had he a brake, but what use are such adjuncts in a land where the cyclist's only hope is to coast from face to face, and just before he collides with each it vanishes?†   (source)
  • As necessary adjuncts to the flask, he silently placed tumbler and water-jug before the irrepressible guest.†   (source)
  • And as she appraised it with its adjuncts of Turtons and Burtons, the train accompanied her sentences, "pomper, pomper," the train half asleep, going nowhere in particular and with no passenger of importance in any of its carriages, the branch-line train, lost on a low embankment between dull fields.†   (source)
  • With the monarchy, its several adjuncts died also; wherefore there is no longer a nobility, no longer a privileged class, no longer an Established Church; all men are become exactly equal; they are upon one common level, and religion is free.†   (source)
  • The new moon behind her head, an old helmet upon it, a diadem of accidental dewdrops round her brow, would have been adjuncts sufficient to strike the note of Artemis, Athena, or Hera respectively, with as close an approximation to the antique as that which passes muster on many respected canvases.†   (source)
  • Said Hammond: "You must know that toward the end of the nineteenth century the villages were almost destroyed, unless where they became mere adjuncts to the manufacturing districts, or formed a sort of minor manufacturing districts themselves.†   (source)
  • I rang for the tea, and the waiter, reappearing with his magic clew, brought in by degrees some fifty adjuncts to that refreshment, but of tea not a glimpse.†   (source)
  • But on any Saturday afternoon he could go to the barn, remove and hide the fit clothing which I require him to wear, and then don apparel which he would and could need only as some adjunct to sinning.†   (source)
  • The dietitian was nothing to him yet, save a mechanical adjunct to eating, food, the diningroom, the ceremony of eating at the wooden forms, coming now and then into his vision without impacting at all except as something of pleasing association and pleasing in herself to look at-- young, a little fullbodied, smooth, pink-and-white, making his mind think of the diningroom, making his mouth think of something sweet and sticky to eat, and also pink-colored and surreptitious.†   (source)
  • I saw then that the unusually forlorn and stunted look of the house was partly due to the loss of what is known in New England as the "L": that long deep-roofed adjunct usually built at right angles to the main house, and connecting it, by way of storerooms and tool-house, with the wood-shed and cow-barn.†   (source)
  • Ascending the staircase which led to Petrovitch's room--which staircase was all soaked with dish-water, and reeked with the smell of spirits which affects the eyes, and is an inevitable adjunct to all dark stairways in St. Petersburg houses--ascending the stairs, Akakiy Akakievitch pondered how much Petrovitch would ask, and mentally resolved not to give more than two rubles.†   (source)
  • Vagrancy, that Gallic picareria, accepted the sewer as the adjunct of the Cour des Miracles, and at evening, it returned thither, fierce and sly, through the Maubuee outlet, as into a bed-chamber.†   (source)
  • My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker Farm, that retreat of which a poet has since sung, beginning,— "Thy entry is a pleasant field, Which some mossy fruit trees yield Partly to a ruddy brook, By gliding musquash undertook, And mercurial trout, Darting about."†   (source)
  • But you speak of instruction, and of a profession; are you an adjunct to the provincial corps, as a master of the noble science of defense and offense; or, perhaps, you are one who draws lines and angles, under the pretense of expounding the mathematics?†   (source)
  • I pass death with the dying and birth with the new-wash'd babe, and am not contain'd between my hat and boots, And peruse manifold objects, no two alike and every one good, The earth good and the stars good, and their adjuncts all good.†   (source)
  • He also thought, he says, that many, engrossed by the interest attaching to the exploits of Don Quixote, would take none in the novels, and pass them over hastily or impatiently without noticing the elegance and art of their composition, which would be very manifest were they published by themselves and not as mere adjuncts to the crazes of Don Quixote or the simplicities of Sancho.†   (source)
  • I am not an earth nor an adjunct of an earth, I am the mate and companion of people, all just as immortal and fathomless as myself, (They do not know how immortal, but I know.†   (source)
  • Learning is but an adjunct to ourself, And where we are our learning likewise is: Then when ourselves we see in ladies' eyes, Do we not likewise see our learning there?†   (source)
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