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.
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.
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.
4 At least, it seemed worse to Frank and the conservative circles in which he moved.
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.
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. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XVII.
9 I remember being surprised by his graceful, conservative fox-trot--I had never seen him dance before.
10 They opposed, and sometimes with rare intelligence, conservative liberalism to the liberalism which demolishes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight 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.
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 HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 6: 3 The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin