1 Routine care was all she could devote to the house.
2 I have to come over to the town's opinion; I have to devote myself to their interests.
3 Only Raymie was so unsociable as to devote himself entirely to acting.
4 Harry Haydock was going to devote himself to the half-dozen branch stores which he was establishing at crossroads hamlets.
5 Many had predicted that Robert would devote himself to Mrs. Pontellier when he arrived.
6 They felt it might be a being partially benighted in the vale of ignorance, but it could not be one who would willingly devote his rich natural gifts to the purposes of wanton treachery.
7 Left now in a measure to themselves, the Mohicans, whose time had been so much devoted to the interests of others, seized the moment to devote some attention to themselves.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 19
8 If there was nothing else left to him, he could at least devote his life to revenge.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
9 He intended, he said, to devote the rest of his life to learning the remaining twenty-two letters of the alphabet.
10 I can only say, madam, that I shall be happy to devote the same care to your case as I did to that of your friend.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
11 To this one purpose I must now devote all my energies.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
12 If I read his character right he will devote his whole energies to revenging himself upon me.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
13 I could read in them a set purpose to devote his life to this quest until the client whom he had failed to save should at last be avenged.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
14 At present I am, as you know, fairly busy, but I propose to devote my declining years to the composition of a textbook, which shall focus the whole art of detection into one volume.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
15 Tientietnikov in no way regretted this, for he could now devote himself wholly to the projection of a great work on Russia.