Sentence in Classic:
And since it is impossible, our nature not allowing it, to adhere to the exact mean, it is essential that any excess should be balanced by an exceeding valour, as it was in Hannibal and Scipio.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But I shall here only set down the substance of what passed between us concerning my own country, reducing it in order as well as I can, without any regard to time or other circumstances, while I strictly adhere to truth.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Shouldst thou adhere perversely to thy passion for this Rebecca, thou wilt give Beaumanoir the power of expelling thee, and he will not neglect it.
Fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, men, women, daughters, adhere and become incorporated, almost like a mineral formation, in that dusky promiscuousness of sexes, relationships, ages, infamies, and innocences.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
I no longer adhere to my intention of giving with my own mouth rudimentary education to the lowest class.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
He never gave reasons for this persistent refusal, but contented himself by resolutely and inflexibly adhering to his determination.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context