1 Accompanying him also were the smells of chewing tobacco, well-oiled leather and horses--a combination of odors that she always associated with her father and instinctively liked in other men.
2 Formerly he had the same combination of servility and impertinence which Wilkerson possessed but now, with Mr. Calvert and Raiford dead in the war and Cade sick, he had dropped all servility.
3 You can't get no better combination than that.
4 Perhaps it was this combination that brought back her old nightmare that evening, for she awoke, cold with sweat, sobbing brokenly.
5 Doubts of all things earthly, and intuitions of some things heavenly; this combination makes neither believer nor infidel, but makes a man who regards them both with equal eye.
6 It was a peculiar combination of old-maidishness and licentiousness that made Cutter seem so despicable.
7 In the city there was a combination of employers, representing hundreds of millions of capital, and formed for the purpose of crushing the labor unions.
8 The law forbade prostitution; and this had brought the "madames" into the combination.
9 They were a gigantic combination of capital, which had crushed all opposition, and overthrown the laws of the land, and was preying upon the people.
10 I was sometimes prompted to take my life, and that of Covey, but was prevented by a combination of hope and fear.
11 There was a curious red and black combination of new blood and old blood upon it.
12 His intention had been to be absent a year at the most, but a combination of unforeseen circumstances prevented his leaving the mines for nearly five.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
13 Nor must I delay too long to bring my writing to an end; for if my narrative has hitherto escaped destruction, it has been by a combination of great prudence and great good luck.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
14 Just when his mother was beginning to tolerate one scheme he had introduced another still bitterer than the first, and the combination was more than she could bear.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
15 Now, a private pen or ink-bottle is seldom allowed to be in such a state, and the combination of the two must be quite rare.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville