1 He did not like to combine frivolity with the serious business of hunting.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV
2 It is essential for him to combine his movements with those of the commander-in-chief.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
3 When, for instance, we say that Napoleon ordered armies to go to war, we combine in one simultaneous expression a whole series of consecutive commands dependent one on another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
4 It should have the dignity of a ceremony, as well as its unreality, and should combine the insincere character of a romantic play with the wit and beauty that make such plays delightful to us.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 11
5 He suggested that they should combine the London School with Kew Gardens.
6 He was happy to combine in the same imprecation the two things which he most detested, Prussia and England.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
7 Elements and principles mingle, combine, wed, multiply with each other, to such a point that the material and the moral world are brought eventually to the same clearness.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
8 The materials are all prepared; there only wants a movement to combine them.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XIX
9 It was said that he was at the head of a combine worth more than a million dollars, with Wilmington as its headquarters for the purpose of buying blockade goods on the docks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XIII
10 No spider ever took more pains to repair the shattered meshes of his web, than did Waldemar Fitzurse to reunite and combine the scattered members of Prince John's cabal.
11 For your danger lies in many having opposed you, who afterwards, should your advice prove hurtful, combine to ruin you.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXV.
12 He combined a true judgment with simplicity of spirit, which was the reason, I apprehend, of his being called Candide.
13 All the magnificence of these humble parishes combined would not have sufficed to clothe the chorister of a cathedral properly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
14 Certain convicts who were forever dreaming of escape, ended by making a veritable science of force and skill combined.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
15 He combined with admirable art, and in masterly proportions, the thirst of a gormandizer with the discretion of a judge.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH THE READER WILL PERUSE TWO VERSES, WH...