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  • Of all the things to strike my thoughts, can you credit me that the vividest was the picture of the old woman Temple and I had seen in our boyhood on the night of the fire dropping askew, like forks of brown flame, from the burning house in London city; I must have smiled.

    The Adventures of Harry Richmond — Volume 4

  • The air-view as the dispersing delegates from Mégève saw it forty-seven years ago was indeed in the vividest contrast to the world garden in which we live to-day.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • Aptly named, it has nothing to hide, no deeds which will not withstand the scrutiny of the vividest rays.

    Tropic Days

  • Roseate or sombre your humour as you patrol the reefs, it is liable to be changed in a flash into clashing tints by inadvertent contact with a warty ghoul of a sea-urchin, a single one of whose agonising spines never fails to bring you face to face with one of the vividest realities of life.

    My Tropic Isle

  • The story of this beneficent campaign and of much besides is told with too much modesty by Mr. TREVELYAN himself, in a book entitled _Scenes from Italy's War_ (JACK), which gives a series of the vividest impressions of the Italian effort, and is remarkable for the best analysis that I have yet seen of the causes that led to the disaster of Caporetto.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 26, 1919

  • Meantime, Ivan's secret but ardent desire to work again worthily was fulfilled on a day that was to become one of the vividest of his memories.

    The Genius

  • I'll have heaps to write into novels one day -- the vividest kind of local colour.

    Carry On Letters in War-Time

  • You can't imagine with your vividest imagination the contrast between nine days with you in London and my days where I am now.

    Carry On Letters in War-Time

  • "Such a fight!" groaned the tallest girl, who was also the largest, vividest and most expensively dressed.

    The Refugees

  • Green enough, indeed, in the spring-fed meadows and folds of the hills, where the early grass flashes into vividest emerald, but in the woods the soft mist-colored mazes of multitudinous twigs still show through their veilings and dustings of color — palest green of birches, gray-green of poplar, yellow-green of willows, and redder tones of the maples; and along the fence-lines and roadsides — blessed, untidy fence-lines and roadsides of

    More Jonathan Papers


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