1 The conduct of a widow must be twice as circumspect as that of a matron.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER VII
2 For as the swift monster drags you deeper and deeper into the frantic shoal, you bid adieu to circumspect life and only exist in a delirious throb.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
3 During the short and frugal repast that followed, the conversation was extremely circumspect, and related entirely to the events of the hunt, in which Magua had so lately been engaged.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 28
4 Vassily Ivanovitch several times attempted in the most circumspect manner to question Bazarov about his work, about his health, and about Arkady.
Fathers and Children By Ivan TurgenevGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
5 He shook hands with me in a friendly, but not over-friendly, fashion, with a sort of circumspect courtesy like that of a General, as though in giving me his hand he were warding off something.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor DostoevskyGet Context In PART 2: IV
6 After that the generals began to disperse with the solemnity and circumspect silence of people who are leaving, after a funeral.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IV
7 We must not expect a lively young man to be always so guarded and circumspect.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 24
8 These were all reasons for the greatest caution and most circumspect behaviour in communicating it to Mrs. Maylie, whose first impulse would infallibly be to hold a conference with the worthy doctor on the subject.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XLI
9 "de Villefort," replied the doctor, with increased vehemence, "there are occasions when I dispense with all foolish human circumspection."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 80. The Accusation.
10 The event has proved, that I was a cunning fool, providing with great circumspection for a possible opportunity of making myself contemptible and wretched for ever.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 44
11 When with due circumspection Napoleon was informed that Moscow was empty, he looked angrily at his informant, turned away, and silently continued to walk to and fro.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XX
12 Most of the company were chapmen and waggoners, all extremely polite; they asked Cacambo a few questions with the greatest circumspection, and answered his in the most obliging manner.
13 I walked very circumspectly, for fear of being surprised, or suddenly shot with an arrow from behind, or on either side.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
14 He walked very slowly and circumspectly, and there was something indescribably guilty and furtive in his whole appearance.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
15 Boris smiled circumspectly, so that it might be taken as ironical or appreciative according to the way the joke was received.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII