1 Through this crevice a small room was visible, whitewashed and clean but very bare of furniture.
2 She set herself, therefore, to gathering violets and wood-anemones, and some scarlet columbines that she found growing in the crevice of a high rock.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XVI. A FOREST WALK
3 It was paved and clean, but grass was growing in every crevice.
4 Peace had failed her and Ashley had failed her, both in the same day, and it was as if the last crevice in the shell had been sealed, the final layer hardened.
5 The natural taste and true ear of David governed and modified the sounds to suit the confined cavern, every crevice and cranny of which was filled with the thrilling notes of their flexible voices.
6 They stole cautiously, and with beating hearts, to a crevice, through which the faint light of the fire was glimmering.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 27
7 Through costly-coloured glass and paper-mended window, through cathedral dome and rotten crevice, it shed its equal ray.
8 Over the rocks, in the crevice of which the candle burned, there was thrust out an evil yellow face, a terrible animal face, all seamed and scored with vile passions.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
9 I tapped upon the floor, but it sounded the same all over, and there was no sign of any crack or crevice.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
10 He climbed upon the commode, put his eye to the crevice, and looked.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
11 This crevice, the hiatus of a gulf of mire, was called a fontis, in the special tongue.
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12 Hardly had d'Artagnan seen, through a crevice in his closet, that the whole apartment was in obscurity, than he slipped out of his concealment, at the very moment when Kitty reclosed the door of communication.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID
13 The end of the beard was caught in a crevice of the tree, and the little fellow was jumping about like a dog tied to a rope, and did not know what to do.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm GrimmContext Highlight In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
14 Peppino glided first into this crevice; after they got along a few paces the passage widened.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
15 He produced his match and began to clean the crevice between two teeth.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceContext Highlight In Chapter 5