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He then ordered one of his ministers to fetch the physician, who came at once.
He came out at once in smoke, and then, having resumed his proper form, the first thing he did was to kick the vase into the sea.
This change of weather had an odd effect upon the crowd, the whole of which was at once put into new commotion, and overshadowed by a world of umbrellas.
With a half shriek of joy the old man forced a passage within, resumed at once his original bearing, and stalked backward and forward, without apparent object, among the throng.
But directly he began to illustrate his meaning, she understood at once.
And he saw all that Pestsov had been maintaining at dinner of the liberty of woman, simply from getting a glimpse of the terror of an old maid's existence and its humiliation in Kitty's heart; and loving her, he felt that terror and humiliation, and at once gave up his arguments.
He laid the axe on the ground near the dead body and felt at once in her pocket (trying to avoid the streaming body)--the same right-hand pocket from which she had taken the key on his last visit.
He left the chest of drawers, and at once felt under the bedstead, knowing that old women usually keep boxes under their beds.
There was no time to be lost; he durst not linger any longer in that public spot; and whether he had recourse to dignity or conciliation, the remedy must be applied at once. Some happily surviving element of manhood moved him to the former.
'Drive on at once!' roared John, and slammed the door behind him, so that the crazy chariot rocked and jingled.
All at once he fell head over heels in the dark, down a hole, and landed on a heap of very dirty rags.
Anna Maria was about to argue the point, when all at once there began to be other sounds up above--the rasping noise of a saw; and the noise of a little dog, scratching and yelping!