1 A severe thought, starting oddly from a clash of words, suddenly traversed the conflict of quips in which Grantaire, Bahorel, Prouvaire, Bossuet, Combeferre, and Courfeyrac were confusedly fencing.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—ENLARGEMENT OF HORIZON
2 A clash of principles resembles a clash of elements.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION
3 The clash of blades in battle is less dismal, after all, than the clank of the scabbard on the pavement.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII—THE OLD HEART AND THE YOUNG HEART IN THE PRES...
4 Caesar is great, Tacitus is great; God spares these two greatnesses by not allowing them to clash with one another.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
5 At the end of the street there was a significant clash of arms.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 14: CHAPTER V—END OF THE VERSES OF JEAN PROUVAIRE
6 Meanwhile the city is stirred with mingled agony; and more and more, though my father Anchises' house lay deep withdrawn and screened by trees, the noises grow clearer and the clash of armour swells.
7 Many a mutual blow they deliver in vain, many an one they redouble on chest and side, sounding hollow and loud: hands play fast about ear and temple, and jawbones clash under the hard strokes.
8 The Dardanian princes knew the god and the arms of deity, and heard the clash of his quiver as he went.
9 Fortune leads him forward in nowise; Apollo aids not with counsel; and more and more the fierce clash swells over the plains, and the havoc draws nigher on.
10 Between pigs and human beings there was not, and there need not be, any clash of interests whatever.
11 Our confidences in you need not clash.
12 The silence was broken by the clash of the garden gate, a tap at the door, and its opening.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
13 I wouldn't go into that," said Wemmick, evasively, "it might clash with official responsibilities.
14 The clash and glare of sundry fiery Works upon the river-side, arose by night to disturb everything except the heavy and unbroken smoke that poured out of their chimneys.
15 Amy heard the clash of skates, and looked out with an impatient exclamation.