1 But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark TwainContext Highlight In CHAPTER THE LAST
2 Then all who heard this rejoiced, and the lord of the castle said he would adopt him as a son if he accomplished it successfully.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm GrimmContext Highlight In THE THREE LANGUAGES
3 He resolved to adopt the second, and began that day to carry out his resolve.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
4 I adopt all customs, speak all languages.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 48. Ideology.
5 Oh," said Danglars, "I can, when circumstances render it desirable, adopt your system, although it may not be my general practice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
6 It was not fatigue that stayed Andrea here; it was that he might form some resolution, adopt some plan.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
7 Excuse me, Mr. President," he said, in a clear voice, "but I see you are going to adopt a course of questions through which I cannot follow you.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
8 There was no one to tell Scarlett that her own personality, frighteningly vital though it was, was more attractive than any masquerade she might adopt.
9 Let the Yankees adopt such low callings.
10 The sticks were removed, and the stones lifted; for Indian cunning was known frequently to adopt these objects as covers, laboring with the utmost patience and industry, to conceal each footstep as they proceeded.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 21
11 "They will yet find the Huron a singing-bird," said Duncan, endeavoring to adopt the figurative language of the natives.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 29
12 It is due, however, to my mistress to say of her, that she did not adopt this course of treatment immediately.
13 For instance, the slaveholders not only like to see the slave drink of his own accord, but will adopt various plans to make him drunk.
14 You must adopt at least a piece of a southern principle, and not walk out under all that load.
15 Lastly, supposing one man wished to dog another through London, what better means could he adopt than to turn cabdriver.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION