1 in them, to render them just by this mysterious confrontation; such is.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
2 The old men and boys of the Home Guard marched by, the graybeards almost too weary to lift their feet, the boys wearing the faces of tired children, confronted too early with adult problems.
3 She had intended that the negroes should do the field work, while she and the convalescent girls attended to the house, but here she was confronted with a caste feeling even stronger than her own.
4 As usual when confronted by Melanie's habit of attributing worthy motives where no worth existed, Scarlett was ashamed and irritated, and suddenly she could not meet either Ashley's or Melanie's eyes.
5 So engrossed had they been in their gossip that they had not heard her light tread and now, confronted by their hostess, they looked like whispering schoolgirls caught by a teacher.
6 She flung on her dressing-gown to answer the summons, and unlocking her door, confronted the shining vision of Lily Bart.
7 She had never learned to live with her own thoughts, and to be confronted with them through such hours of lucid misery made the confused wretchedness of her previous vigil seem easily bearable.
8 The morrow, rising on an apparent continuance of the same conditions, revealed nothing of what had occurred between the confronted pair.
9 In the mysterious nocturnal separation from all outward signs of life, she felt herself more strangely confronted with her fate.
10 Looking into his eyes, you seemed to see there the yet lingering images of those thousand-fold perils he had calmly confronted through life.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
11 For five, perhaps ten minutes, the two luminaries confronted each other across the level land, resting on opposite edges of the world.
My Antonia By Willa CatherContext Highlight In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: IV
12 As I confronted her, the changes grew less apparent to me, her identity stronger.
13 He was no doubt prepared for any emergency, ready for any one of the foregoing attitudes, just as he bent himself easily and naturally to the situation which confronted him.
14 An hour or two later he entered a room and confronted a big Irishman behind a desk.
15 But here he was confronted with a thing of moment.