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dragon
 n.  a mythical monster like a giant reptile
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  There they found the princess sitting, as the star-gazer had said, on the rock; and the dragon was lying asleep, with his head upon her lap.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
2  'Then I will try my skill,' said the thief, and went and stole her away from under the dragon, so quietly and gently that the beast did not know it, but went on snoring.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
3  Then away they hastened with her full of joy in their boat towards the ship; but soon came the dragon roaring behind them through the air; for he awoke and missed the princess.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
4  I have been to the sun, the moon, and the night-wind, to seek thee, and at last I have helped thee to overcome the dragon.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In LILY AND THE LION
5  Yes, it is true that there was a dragon, which, from the depths of its cave, spouted flame through his maw and set the heavens on fire.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MABEUF
6  Bouddha went into its den and succeeded in converting the dragon.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MABEUF
7  Admitting that the gigantic and gloomy insurrection of June was composed of a wrath and of an enigma, one divined in the first barricade the dragon, and behind the second the sphinx.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—THE CHARYBDIS OF THE FAUBOURG SAINT ANTOINE AND...
8  Many men have a secret monster in this same manner, a dragon which gnaws them, a despair which inhabits their night.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—ANOTHER STEP BACKWARDS
9  "Thou art as a lion of the waters, and as a dragon of the sea," saith Ezekiel; hereby, plainly meaning a whale; in truth, some versions of the Bible use that word itself.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
10  He yawned, opening a mouth like a dragon's; and he came toward the young man, wagging his tail.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 24
11  Hannah is a model servant, and guards pretty Meg like a dragon.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
12  She never created a friend, but seemed always to be sowing broadcast the dragon's teeth, whence sprung a harvest of armed enemies, against whom she rushed to battle.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
13  She stirred the stagnant pool of his old heart even--where bones lay buried, but the dragon flies shot and the grass trembled as Mrs. Manresa advanced across the lawn to the strains of the gramophone.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
14  There was a gem in the brain of the dragon, Philostratus told us, and "by the exhibition of golden letters and a scarlet robe" the monster could be thrown into a magical sleep and slain.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
15  Staring once at the red eyes across the river, he conceived them to be growing larger, as the orbs of a row of dragons advancing.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
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