1 Yet some feelings, unallied to the dross of human nature, beat even in these rugged bosoms.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Letter 2
2 Honors, of course, are alluring; but as against the happiness which comes from doing one's duty, they are nothing but dross and vanity.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay GogolGet Context In ACT III
3 The words that are left to us are not without interest, and, cleared of evident dross, they conceal much of real poetry and meaning beneath conventional theology and unmeaning rhapsody.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In XIV