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 Sentences of confinement
n. state of being confined; restraint within limits; any restraint of liberty by force
After the verdict, his lawyers claimed he had a mental stress caused by confinement, and called for the court to suspend the appeals trial until improved.
Sentence in Classic:
Thinking once more of Alexey Alexandrovitch, she recalled the time of her illness after her confinement, and the feeling which never left her at that time.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She had determined not to tell her and persuaded her father to hide the terrible news from her till after her confinement, which was expected within a few days.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Oliver was ordered into instant confinement; and a bill was next morning pasted on the outside of the gate, offering a reward of five pounds to anybody who would take Oliver Twist off the hands of the parish.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
On learning of the place of confinement of the woman who had been arrested, he presented himself at the doors, and passed so well for a smart young officer of gendarmery that the sentry saluted and sprang to attention.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
For a while she had been sustained by this desire for privacy and independence; but now, perhaps from increasing physical weariness, the lassitude brought about by hours of unwonted confinement, she was beginning to feel acutely the ugliness and discomfort of her surroundings.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
It was not only the desire to be with him that made her writhe with helpless impatience at her confinement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The emperor of Lilliput, attended by several of the nobility, comes to see the author in his confinement.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
During my confinement for want of clothes, and by an indisposition that held me some days longer, I much enlarged my dictionary; and when I went next to court, was able to understand many things the king spoke, and to return him some kind of answers.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
He had learned from a young licentiate in law, an habitual frequenter of the courts, that Thenardier was in close confinement.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
March had taken her place as nurse, and bade her rest, exercise, and amuse herself after her long confinement.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
It must be a work of time to ascertain that no injury had been done to the spine; but Mr Robinson found nothing to increase alarm, and Charles Musgrove began, consequently, to feel no necessity for longer confinement.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context