1 The physical organization, its decay, the indestructibility of matter, the law of the conservation of energy, evolution, were the words which usurped the place of his old belief.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 8: Chapter 8
2 She had the neophyte's shock of discovery that, outside of tracts, conservatives do not tremble and find no answer when an iconoclast turns on them, but retort with agility and confusing statistics.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXIII
3 The South interpreted it in different ways: the radicals received it as a complete surrender of the demand for civil and political equality; the conservatives, as a generously conceived working basis for mutual understanding.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In III
4 At least, it seemed worse to Frank and the conservative circles in which he moved.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XLI
5 They were sound and conservative in politics, but they talked about motor cars and pump-guns and heaven only knew what new-fangled fads.
6 I'm afraid you'll think I'm conservative.
7 With all their larger vision and deeper sensibility, these men have usually been conservative, careful leaders.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In VI
8 Nowhere, I think, could a more delightful location have been chosen for this unique educational experiment, which has attracted the attention and won the support even of conservative philanthropists in all sections of the country.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter XVII.
9 I remember being surprised by his graceful, conservative fox-trot--I had never seen him dance before.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott FitzgeraldGet Context In Chapter 6
10 They opposed, and sometimes with rare intelligence, conservative liberalism to the liberalism which demolishes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
11 Back of this more formal religion, the Church often stands as a real conserver of morals, a strengthener of family life, and the final authority on what is Good and Right.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In X
12 His passion for Eustacia had been a sort of conserve of his whole life, and he had nothing more of that supreme quality left to bestow.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 6: 3 The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin