1 An ageless dignity, a timeless gallantry still clung about them and would cling until they died but they would carry undying bitterness to their graves, a bitterness too deep for words.
2 His hands felt so warm and strong, so comforting to cling to.
3 These, for the moment, took the unpleasant form of continuing to cling to her hosts after their return from Alaska.
4 How the wild winds blow it; they whip it about me as the torn shreds of split sails lash the tossed ship they cling to.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
5 Marija was one of those hungry souls who cling with desperation to the skirts of the retreating muse.
6 An honest Delaware now, being fairly vanquished, would have lain still, and been knocked on the head, but these knavish Maquas cling to life like so many cats-o'-the-mountain.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 12
7 They are in our homes; they are the associates of our children, and they form their minds faster than we can; for they are a race that children always will cling to and assimilate with.
8 From these rocks that I had the good luck to cling to while our captain and the rest of the crew were all lost.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
9 The aperture was already sufficiently large for him to enter, but by waiting, he could still cling to hope, and retard the certainty of deception.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
10 I was taken to Versailles; for three months I struggled with death; at last, as I seemed to cling to life, I was ordered to the South.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
11 And without listening to Villefort he arose, and followed Valentine, who was running down-stairs with the joy of a shipwrecked mariner who finds a rock to cling to.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
12 Half a score of steps still cling to the wall; on the first is cut the figure of a trident.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
13 Like all children, who resemble young shoots of the vine, which cling to everything, she had tried to love; she had not succeeded.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN...
14 The moisture of the stones, and the viscous nature of the timber framework furnished but poor supports to which to cling, either for hand or foot.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
15 They cling to the seats, to the rumble, on the cheeks of the hood, on the shafts.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833