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It occurred to me that a work of this kind might comprise a variety of those curious details, so interesting to me, illustrative of the fur trade; of its remote and adventurous enterprises, and of the various people, and tribes, and castes, and characters, civilized and savage, affected by its operations.
These are exactly the details I asked for," said the king.
In process of time, as the arts of war developed, it increased in size and strength, and although recorded details are lacking, the history is written not merely in the stone of its building, but is inferred in the changes of structure.
Yesterday I inspected your empty room in detail, and inspected your embroidery-frame, with the work still hanging on it.
He spoke with a studious fidelity to a parenthetical manner, into which every little fact - that is, every detail - fitted with delightful ease.
And, in so far as he could direct, he varied not one jot from the details of that vividly conceived masterpiece of hellishness during the twenty years which followed.
And again every detail of his quarrel with his wife was present to his imagination, all the hopelessness of his position, and worst of all, his own fault.
But a lot of it would be scientific detail that might be too dry for you in spite of this excellent lemonade,"
It is needless to go into a detail of the variety of accidents and cross-purposes, which caused the failure of his scheme.
My friend was in excellent spirits over the success which had attended a succession of difficult and important cases, so that I was able to induce him to discuss the details of the Baskerville mystery.
But it should always be remembered that truth is quite as much a matter of general spirit and impression as of literal accuracy in details of fact.
Well," said he, "I have done enough to demonstrate the correctness of my details.
But, taken for all in all, by far the finest, though in some details not the most correct, presentations of whales and whaling scenes to be anywhere found, are two large French engravings, well executed, and taken from paintings by one Garnery.
It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious.
The whole story is full of miraculous elements, and the various authorities disagree on numerous points of detail.