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dictate
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

6 uses
  • Like civilization, it has turned a page, and the new spirit of the time finds her ready to write at its dictation.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (27% in)
  • ...the arcade, which is a syllable; the pyramid, which is a word,—all set in movement at once by a law of geometry and by a law of poetry, grouped themselves, combined, amalgamated, descended, ascended, placed themselves side by side on the soil, ranged themselves in stories in the sky, until they had written under the dictation of the general idea of an epoch, those marvellous books which were also marvellous edifices: the Pagoda of Eklinga, the Rhamseion of Egypt, the Temple of Solomon.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (14% in)
  • After all, the poor young girl was pouting against the dictates of her heart.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (42% in)
  • Then he began to read them promptly, one after the other, made a sign to Master Olivier who appeared to exercise the office of minister, to take a pen, and without communicating to him the contents of the despatches, he began to dictate in a low voice, the replies which the latter wrote, on his knees, in an inconvenient attitude before the table.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (38% in)
  • The king spoke so low that the Flemings heard nothing of his dictation, except some isolated and rather unintelligible scraps, such as,— "To maintain the fertile places by commerce, and the sterile by manufactures....
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (39% in)
  • He dictated this letter aloud, in a firm tone, and in jerks.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (43% in)

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