Sentence in Classic:
Just as in a dream when all is uncertain, unreasoning, and contradictory, except the feeling that guides the dream, so in this intercourse contrary to all laws of reason, the words themselves were not consecutive and clear but only the feeling that prompted them.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was very strange that a young gentleman who had never been left to his own guidance for five consecutive minutes, should be incapable at last of governing himself; but so it was with Tom.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Conversely, when two consecutive princes are of rare excellence, we commonly find them achieving results which win for them enduring renown.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The other boys were puzzled and annoyed by her obvious interest in him, for they knew Charles was too shy to hitch two consecutive words together, and politeness was being severely strained to conceal their growing rage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
For there and then, for several consecutive years, Moby Dick had been periodically descried, lingering in those waters for awhile, as the sun, in its annual round, loiters for a predicted interval in any one sign of the Zodiac.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Though rendered less connected by many and general interruptions and outbreakings, a translation of their language would have contained a regular descant, which, in substance, might have proved to possess a train of consecutive ideas.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context