1 The whitewashed brick plantation house seemed an island set in a wild red sea, a sea of spiraling, curving, crescent billows petrified suddenly at the moment when the pink-tipped waves were breaking into surf.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER I
2 As the bright arrows fell with a faint puttering sound, a crescent of blackness was formed in the gray dust.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXV
3 Corresponding to the crescent in our van, we beheld another in our rear.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
4 From her windows could be seen the crescent of the river, the masts of ships and the big chimneys of the Mississippi steamers.
5 It floated out upon the night, over the housetops, the crescent of the river, losing itself in the silence of the upper air.
6 The crescent moon, set like a silver signet in the western sky, delayed a little the approach of night.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIX
7 Once more he looked and she looked down on to the yellow gravel that made a crescent round the door.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 5
8 One hailed another, and they dispersed, across lawns, down paths, past the house to the gravel-strewn crescent, where cars, push bikes and cycles were crowded together.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 11
9 He and his aids now withdrew behind the curtain: the other party, which was headed by Colonel Dent, sat down on the crescent of chairs.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XVIII
10 The moon, which had been bright when he went out, by now shone only like a crescent of quicksilver.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 6: Chapter 12
11 We are lifted skyward on the crescent wave, and again sunk deep into the nether world as the water is sucked away.
12 There were even black crescents under her fingernails.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XL
13 Her nails dug into her palms until four bright-red crescents showed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XLV
14 He flung up a hand in mock horror and his black brows went up in the old sardonic crescents.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER LXIII
15 Catherine de Medicis had a mourning-bed made for her of black velvet powdered with crescents and suns.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 11