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container
 n.  any object that can be used to hold things
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Fantine mingled in the group, and began to laugh with the rest at the harangue, which contained slang for the populace and jargon for respectable people.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—RESULT OF THE SUCCESS
2  He drew from his secretary a pocket-book which contained several bank-notes and the passport of which he had made use that same year when he went to the elections.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
3  As the knapsack was consumed, together with the hideous rags which it contained, it revealed something which sparkled in the ashes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
4  He crushed the paper in his hand as though those words contained for him a strange and bitter aftertaste.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—AN ENTRANCE BY FAVOR
5  The model for this sort of description is contained in the tale of Theramene, which is not useful to tragedy, but which every day renders great services to judicial eloquence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF FO...
6  The audience was in suspense; and all breasts heaved as though they had contained but one soul.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
7  She clasped her hands with an expression which contained all that is possible to prayer in the way of violence and tenderness.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FANTINE HAPPY
8  All this was contained in that battle, according to Napoleon.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—THE EIGHTEENTH OF JUNE, 1815
9  Neither England, nor Germany, nor France is contained in a scabbard.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
10  This terror was the result of the quantity of revolution which was contained in him.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—A RECRUDESCENCE OF DIVINE RIGHT
11  Now, the coffer was too small to contain a body; therefore it contained money.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH THE READER WILL PERUSE TWO VERSES, WH...
12  This war contained many events in one, and a quantity of peculiarities.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
13  Then she rummaged in a drawer which contained sous, pepper, and shallots.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—MEN MUST HAVE WINE, AND HORSES MUST HAVE WATE...
14  The happiness of playing with a doll was so rare for her that it contained all the violence of voluptuousness.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
15  The first story contained, as we have said, numerous chambers and several attics, only one of which was occupied by the old woman who took charge of Jean Valjean's housekeeping; all the rest was uninhabited.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN...
Example Sentence: (190 in 13 pages)
16  The texts still contained an important difference on the issue of maximum overall foreign troop deployments allowed to the two military blocs.
17  The bowl contained a variety of fruit.
18  They produced two reports, neither of which contained any useful suggestions.
19  The bag contained a Christmas card.
20  The cell contained an iron bedframe bolted to the floor.
21  The ultimatum contained the threat of military force.
22  I couldn't run the program because it contained a computer bug I could neither identify nor cure.
23  The speech contained some interesting ideas.
24  The areas under occupation contained major industrial areas.
25  Unless the oil spill is contained, irreparable damage will be done to the coastline.
26  Unfortunately the report was prepared in haste and contained several inaccuracies.
27  The scientist analyzed the milk and found it contained too much water.
28  The editorial contained several factual errors.
29  Her statement contained one or two inaccuracies.
30  The Act contained provisions designed to preserve the status quo.