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But Delcarte's search was not without results, for above Snider's heart was a wound, a slit about an inch in length--such a slit as a sharp knife would make, and in the dead fingers of one hand was clutched a strand of long brown hair--Victory's hair was brown.
Each vacation he brought home a new book or two, indicating his progress through different stages of history, Christian doctrine, and Latin literature; and that passage was not entirely without results, besides the possession of the books.
The contempt which the world pours out on poverty was death to Athanase; the enervating heat of solitude, without a breath or current of air, relaxed the bow which ever strove to tighten itself; his soul grew weary in this painful effort without results.
The night spent by Levin on the haycock did not pass without result for him.
A gentleman who had come twice before to dicker for me, without result, or indeed any approach to a result, came again.
They caught fleeting glimpses of each other and chanced flying shots which were without result.
I spoke in German of one of the latter several times, but without result.
But each time the quarrel passed off and the voices grumbled lower for a while, until the next crisis came and in its turn passed away without result.
Here he listened, and not without result, for almost the first words he overheard filled him with excitement.
Yes, the keen air came through an empty keyhole; and my lamp, held close, not only showed that the door was locked, but that the lock was one with which an unskilled hand might tamper for hours without result.
In both instances the search had been without result.
His mind was so occupied with imaginary arguments against such suspicions, that he could not listen to the cross- examination by Hetty's counsel, who tried, without result, to elicit evidence that the prisoner had shown some movements of maternal affection towards the child.