1 He gave the word; and still gazing round him, was steadily lowered through the cloven blue air to the deck.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
2 They are for the use of horses, but they are shaped below with a cloven foot of iron, so as to throw pursuers off the track.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
3 Not so faintly now as they come near the bridge; and in a moment, as they pass the darkened windows, the silence is cloven by alarm as by an arrow.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 5
4 Hither Alpheus the river of Elis, so rumour runs, hath cloven a secret passage beneath the sea, and now through thy well-head, Arethusa, mingles with the Sicilian waves.