1 But they need not have thought that they could possess her, body and soul.
2 There are periods of despondency and suffering which take possession of me.
3 The Pontelliers possessed a very charming home on Esplanade Street in New Orleans.
4 Any one may possess the portrait of a tragedian without exciting suspicion or comment.
5 The children possessed themselves of the tent, and Mrs. Pontellier went over to join them.
6 She could picture at that moment no greater bliss on earth than possession of the beloved one.
7 The women were both of goodly height, Madame Ratignolle possessing the more feminine and matronly figure.
8 She had possession of the rocker, and she was busily engaged in sewing upon a diminutive pair of night-drawers.
9 It possessed the greatest interest and attraction for Edna; the envelope, its size and shape, the post-mark, the handwriting.
10 She stood watching the fair woman walk down the long line of galleries with the grace and majesty which queens are sometimes supposed to possess.
11 The woman was possessed of a cheerful nature, and refused to take any situation too seriously, especially a situation with which she was so familiar.
12 He possessed a good figure, a pleasing face, not overburdened with depth of thought or feeling; and his dress was that of the conventional man of fashion.
13 He was the only being present who possessed sufficient candor to admit that he was not listening to these gracious performances for the first time that summer.
14 When Mademoiselle Reisz came and touched her upon the shoulder and spoke to her, the woman seemed to echo the thought which was ever in Edna's mind; or, better, the feeling which constantly possessed her.
15 Each house consisted of two compartments, and each family at Lebrun's possessed a compartment for itself, fitted out with all the essential paraphernalia of the bath and whatever other conveniences the owners might desire.
16 Venus rising from the foam could have presented no more entrancing a spectacle than Mrs. Pontellier, blazing with beauty and diamonds at the head of the board, while the other women were all of them youthful houris, possessed of incomparable charms.