1 They stood silent for a while after this, smiling at each other like adventurous children who have climbed to a forbidden height from which they discover a new world.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
2 It was tolerable, far more tolerable than housework, but it was not adventurous.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3 Upon this, I told him that whaling was my own design, and informed him of my intention to sail out of Nantucket, as being the most promising port for an adventurous whaleman to embark from.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
4 The chicks had nearly all gone under the mother-hens, only one or two last adventurous ones still dibbed about in the dryness under the straw roof shelter.
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5 Here was something to do: here was some one to see, and a charmingly adventurous way to see him.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
6 The crime was of interest in itself, but that interest was as nothing to me compared to the inconceivable sequel, which afforded me the greatest shock and surprise of any event in my adventurous life.
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7 Jo liked the prospect and was eager to be gone, for the home nest was growing too narrow for her restless nature and adventurous spirit.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
8 Laurie devoted himself to the little ones, rode his small daughter in a bushel-basket, took Daisy up among the bird's nests, and kept adventurous Rob from breaking his neck.
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9 I began to like New York, the racy, adventurous feel of it at night and the satisfaction that the constant flicker of men and women and machines gives to the restless eye.
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10 When we three males were left alone after dinner, he got into a more adventurous state.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
11 Those adventurous days of ours are turning up useful.
12 It was evident that without suspecting it, and actuated solely by their chivalrous and adventurous character, our three friends had just rendered a service to someone the cardinal honored with his special protection.
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13 Side by side on the narrow shawl knelt the two wanderers, the little prattling child and the reckless, hardened adventurer.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
14 As far as could be judged of a man sheathed in armour, the new adventurer did not greatly exceed the middle size, and seemed to be rather slender than strongly made.
15 He soon made ducks and drakes of what I gave him, sank lower and lower, married another woman, I believe, became an adventurer, a gambler, and a cheat.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA