1 She was no longer the listless creature who had lived at his side in a state of sullen self-absorption, but a mysterious alien presence, an evil energy secreted from the long years of silent brooding.
2 Scarlett could endure seeing her own possessions going out of the house in hateful alien hands but not this--not her little boy's pride.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
3 My little inner world was gone, invaded by people whose thoughts were not my thoughts, whose actions were as alien as a Hottentot's.
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4 For three years the Federal government had been trying to impose alien ideas and an alien rule upon Georgia and, with an army to enforce its commands, it had largely succeeded.
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5 In ready-made clothes and ready-made high-school phrases they sank into propriety, and the sound American customs had absorbed without one trace of pollution another alien invasion.
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6 Though nominally included in the census of Christendom, he was still an alien to it.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
7 While other hulls are loaded down with alien stuff, to be transferred to foreign wharves; the world-wandering whale-ship carries no cargo but herself and crew, their weapons and their wants.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
8 She was blindly following whatever impulse moved her, as if she had placed herself in alien hands for direction, and freed her soul of responsibility.
9 The street, the children, the fruit vender, the flowers growing there under her eyes, were all part and parcel of an alien world which had suddenly become antagonistic.
10 And the excited, alien face of that man, his bayonet hanging down, holding his breath, and running so lightly, frightened Rostov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
11 He brought with him into our rearguard all the freshness of atmosphere of the French army, which was so alien to us.
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12 Now this world disconcerted him no longer and was no longer alien to him, but he himself having entered it found in it a new enjoyment.
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13 Julie, with whom she had corresponded for the last five years, was in Moscow, but proved to be quite alien to her when they met.
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14 The household was divided into two alien and hostile camps, who changed their habits for his sake and only met because he was there.
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15 He carried his resolution within himself in terror and haste, like something dreadful and alien to him, for, after the previous night's experience, he was afraid of losing it.
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