1 But a Times leader is entirely distinctive, and these words could have been taken from nothing else.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
2 Each ear is as a rule quite distinctive and differs from all other ones.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
3 There could be no question that the most distinctive and suggestive point in the case was the singular disappearance of the door-key.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
4 But possessing all the grand distinctive features of the leviathan, most naturalists have recognised him for one.
5 He had an intellectual and distinctive head, but the instant he turned to Prince Andrew the firm, intelligent expression on his face changed in a way evidently deliberate and habitual to him.
6 Usually in cities each street has its distinctive color, and only now and then do the colors meet in close proximity.
7 To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death-warrant.
8 Mere display left her with a sense of superior distinction; but she felt an affinity to all the subtler manifestations of wealth.
9 It was Selden's distinction that he had never forgotten the way out.
10 I seize the distinction, but I don't mind it, since doing the one involved doing the other.
11 His decent gray suit, made by Nat Hicks of Gopher Prairie, might have been of sheet iron; it had no distinction of cut, no easy grace like the diplomat's Burberry.
12 It picks at information which will visibly procure money or social distinction.
13 I abandon the glory and distinction of such offices to those who like them.
14 But they precisely agree in all their grand features; nor has there yet been presented a single determinate fact upon which to ground a radical distinction.
15 There was not a man in Black Hawk who had the intelligence or cultivation, much less the personal distinction, of Antonia's father.