1 Jordan Baker instinctively avoided clever shrewd men and now I saw that this was because she felt safer on a plane where any divergence from a code would be thought impossible.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott FitzgeraldGet Context In Chapter 3
2 There was a reasonably good path now, mostly on the edge of the river, with a divergence here and there where a dike came, with a miniature windmill on it and a muddy sluice-gate.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter V
3 I hear Mrs. Trenor wants to build out a new ball-room, and that divergence from Gus on that point keeps her at Bellomont.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4 Mrs. Fisher's unconventionality was, after all, a merely superficial divergence from an inherited social creed, while the manners of the Gormer circle represented their first attempt to formulate such a creed for themselves.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
5 When the lad ended she began, precisely in the same words, and ranted on without hitch or divergence till she too reached the end.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
6 That was one point of divergence.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 4: 8 Eustacia Hears of Good Fortune, and Beholds Evil
7 Miss Vye was not to be seen by anybody just then; and the reddleman waited in the window-bench of the kitchen, his hands hanging across his divergent knees, and his cap hanging from his hands.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
8 To-day the two groups of Negroes, the one in the North, the other in the South, represent these divergent ethical tendencies, the first tending toward radicalism, the other toward hypocritical compromise.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In X
9 One or two promised; and Christian, diverging from his direct path, turned round to the right with his companions towards the Quiet Woman.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
10 By diverging a little I can make my way home the same as yours.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
11 But he felt less and less hopeful with each failure, and presently began to turn off into diverging avenues at sheer random, in desperate hope of finding the one that was wanted.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XXXI
12 Shtcherbatsky moved away from them, and Kitty, going up to a card table, sat down, and, taking up the chalk, began drawing diverging circles over the new green cloth.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 4: Chapter 13
13 That was the first time the twins' interest had ever diverged, and Brent was resentful of his brother's attentions to a girl who seemed to him not at all remarkable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER I
14 Ship and boat diverged; the cold, damp night breeze blew between; a screaming gull flew overhead; the two hulls wildly rolled; we gave three heavy-hearted cheers, and blindly plunged like fate into the lone Atlantic.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
15 Aye, aye, I thought as much," soliloquized Stubb, when the boats diverged, "as soon as I clapt eye on 'em, I thought so.'
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.