Perceiving her advantage from the expression on the young man's face, Virginia followed it up in an endeavor to elicit the details
I am trying to be as lucid as I can in presenting this obscure matter to you without details
And with an air of spite, which he did not dissemble: "I am unacquainted with these details
, will you guarantee their authenticity, monsieur?
As the journals, on which I chiefly depended, had been kept by men of business, intent upon the main object of the enterprise, and but little versed in science, or curious about matters not immediately bearing upon their interest, and as they were written often in moments of fatigue or hurry, amid the inconveniences of wild encampments, they were often meagre in their details
, furnishing hints to provoke rather than narratives to satisfy inquiry.
The idea of using her as a decoy was clearly already in his mind, though he may not have been certain how the details of his plot were to be arranged.
Mortimer, and he was told by the latter all details about the arrival of Henry Baskerville.
In the matter of equipping a fleet to enter Omean the details were left to Kantos Kan and Xodar.
It was late that night before our conference broke up, but each man there had his particular duties outlined, and the details of the entire plan had been mapped out.
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.
So that, at this distance, the topographical details
of the moon, observed without glasses, could not be determined with precision.
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
I have not hesitated to furnish the reader with all these retrospective details
, known to me through my business relations with Monsieur Robert Darzac.