1 Then, with a sudden dart of irony, he wondered if, when their turn came, the same epitaph would be written over him and Zeena.
2 The cat had jumped from Zeena's chair to dart at a mouse in the wainscot, and as a result of the sudden movement the empty chair had set up a spectral rocking.
3 Through the obscurity which hid their faces their thoughts seemed to dart at each other like serpents shooting venom.
4 She went down the stairs backwards, feeling a sickening dart of pain in her ribs as she landed.
5 Ever and anon a bright, but, alas, deceptive idea would dart you through.
6 To insure the greatest efficiency in the dart, the harpooneers of this world must start to their feet from out of idleness, and not from out of toil.
7 The only thing they feared, was, that from being already so nigh to his mark, he would be enabled to dart his iron before they could completely overtake and pass him.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
8 It was an admirable artistic exploit, rarely achieved by the best harpooneers of the present day; inasmuch as this Leviathan was slain at the very first dart.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
9 Again and again to such gamesome talk, the dexterous dart is repeated, the spear returning to its master like a greyhound held in skilful leash.
10 He was on Ashland Avenue before exhaustion compelled him to slow down, and then, noticing a car, he made a dart for it and drew himself aboard.
11 At times I would rise up, a flash of energetic freedom would dart through my soul, accompanied with a faint beam of hope, that flickered for a moment, and then vanished.
12 It seemed to her that if she touched that doll, lightning would dart from it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
13 Javert, by taking too much thought as to how he should set the bloodhounds of the pack on the trail, alarmed the beast by giving him wind of the dart, and so made him run.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
14 He had fled, discharging at them a sobriquet, like a Parthian dart.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE SOBRIQUET: MODE OF FORMATION OF FAMILY NAME...
15 One halted at the window, long enough to dart in a glance.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT