1 I read and studied the wild fancies of these writers with delight; they appeared to me treasures known to few besides myself.
2 I saw few human beings besides them, and if any other happened to enter the cottage, their harsh manners and rude gait only enhanced to me the superior accomplishments of my friends.
3 I was, besides, endued with a figure hideously deformed and loathsome; I was not even of the same nature as man.
4 But, besides, I could not bring myself to disclose a secret which would fill my hearer with consternation and make fear and unnatural horror the inmates of his breast.
5 And I had the high intention of reading many other books besides.
6 These emotions, in fact, and its bitterest scorn besides, seemed to be the sole portion that she retained in the universal heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
7 With a hand's-breadth further flight, it would have fallen into the water, and have given the little brook another woe to carry onward, besides the unintelligible tale which it still kept murmuring about.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
8 The prospect of four thousand a-year, in addition to his present income, besides the remaining half of his own mother's fortune, warmed his heart, and made him feel capable of generosity.
9 And besides all this, I am afraid, Mama, he has no real taste.
10 But there are other points to be considered besides his inclination.
11 They would see, he said, only one gentleman there besides himself; a particular friend who was staying at the park, but who was neither very young nor very gay.
12 The bull-like proceeding last mentioned, besides that it was unquestionably to be regarded in the light of a liberty, was particularly disagreeable just after bread and meat.
13 There were four little girls, and two little boys, besides the baby who might have been either, and the baby's next successor who was as yet neither.
14 They both had weak eyes, which I had long attributed to their chronically looking in at keyholes, and they were always at hand when not wanted; indeed that was their only reliable quality besides larceny.
15 I really couldn't help thinking, as I sat taking in all this, that the misfortune extended to some other members of that family besides Mrs. Gummidge.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE